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    Science Fiction Fans: Which Ship Gets There First?


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    That's pretty cool. Surprised they didn't put the TARDIS down as -374 years or something, since it can arrive before it set off

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    It's wrong though ...... the Tardis could actually get there before it set off!

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    Heh, I like the way a whale appears next to the Heart of Gold

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    Heh, I like the way a whale appears next to the Heart of Gold
    But where is the bowl of petunias?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveT View Post
    It's wrong though ...... the Tardis could actually get there before it set off!
    But time still passes for those in The Tardis. If The Doctor's watch says 15:00:00 at take off it could say something like 15:00:03.

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    That's all well and good....BUT....

    What about Red Dwarf?

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    Liberator from Blake's 7?

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    I object...millenium falcon can only go half past the speed of light....Starship enterprise at various warp speeds...

    Warp 1 is one times the speed of light.
    Warp 2 is ten times the speed of light.
    Warp 5 is 214 times the speed of light.
    Warp 8 is 1,000 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9 is 1,516 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.6 is 1,909 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.9 is 3,053 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.99 is 7,912 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.9999 is 199,516 times the speed of light.

    It will reach the centre of the milky way in a few months, andromeda galaxy in a few years

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    I object...millenium falcon can only go half past the speed of light....Starship enterprise at various warp speeds...

    Warp 1 is one times the speed of light.
    Warp 2 is ten times the speed of light.
    Warp 5 is 214 times the speed of light.
    Warp 8 is 1,000 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9 is 1,516 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.6 is 1,909 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.9 is 3,053 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.99 is 7,912 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.9999 is 199,516 times the speed of light.

    It will reach the centre of the milky way in a few months, andromeda galaxy in a few years

    Well that really shoots a hole in the plot of voyager.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    I object...millenium falcon can only go half past the speed of light....Starship enterprise at various warp speeds...

    Warp 1 is one times the speed of light.
    Warp 2 is ten times the speed of light.
    Warp 5 is 214 times the speed of light.
    Warp 8 is 1,000 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9 is 1,516 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.6 is 1,909 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.9 is 3,053 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.99 is 7,912 times the speed of light.
    Warp 9.9999 is 199,516 times the speed of light.

    It will reach the centre of the milky way in a few months, andromeda galaxy in a few years
    Even with an IQ of 6000, that's still brown-trousers time!

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    Red Dwarf with it's hydrogen based fuel system means it can run forever. Which is just as well, as it takes forever to get anywhere

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    Quote Originally Posted by LiamH View Post
    Well that really shoots a hole in the plot of voyager.
    Voyager rarely travelled beyond warp 6

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    Quote Originally Posted by kearton View Post
    Liberator from Blake's 7?

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    Red Dwarf with it's hydrogen based fuel system means it can run forever. Which is just as well, as it takes forever to get anywhere
    Well, they WERE 3 Million years from earth!



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