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originally posted by: rickymouse
Hmmm. Photonic propulsion sounds an awful lot like a subwoofer.
Subwoofers would be better for the dark side of the moon.
originally posted by: Aliensun
a reply to: Ghost147
The link in part doesn't talk about putting people on board a "Mars in three days" ship. It was about spacecraft, probes of a subminiature chips type. If you had such a huge ship that could haul people in that manner, the acceleration would crush materials such as the human body onto the back bulkheads in a very thin slime in a very short time. Think impossible g loads on the entire craft and contents.
This method could propel a 220-lb. (100 kilograms) robotic craft to Mars in just three days, Lubin said. A crewed vehicle would take a bit longer to get to the Red Planet — maybe a month or so, he said.