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RE: starship-design: Engine Parameters


The idea is being studied, but it faces two hurdles:

1) People are much more massive than frogs, we can't generate that strong of
a field, and
2) We don't know what the long term effects of exposure to these fields are.

> I've been thinking about this, and the diamagnetic leviation experiments
> (the floating frog). I wonder, might it be possible to apply this to a
> starship to lessen the acceleration stresses on a human body? Then
> again, the high magnetic fields would probably be dangerous...any
> thoughts on this one?