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starship-design: Re: suitable punishments in hell.


I think this would be a suitable sentence in hell, you must spend
eternity throwing tennis balls out the back of a full-sized replica of
the santa maria, until you reach .9999 C. Sort of like Sisyphus.


L. Parker wrote:
> Second, the upper limit on velocity IS NOT the exhaust velocity of the
> engine, go back to your freshman physics book if you don't believe me, and I
> don't care who you've been reading. With enough reaction mass, you can get
> to light speed by THROWING tennis balls off the back of the Santa Maria!

Kevin Houston http://www.lpmn.org/candidates/
Libertarian candidate for Congress - District 5