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Re: starship-design: LINAC efficiency

In a message dated 2/13/01 12:44:06 AM, jthunderbird@nternet.com writes:

>Having a hungry linac may be fun and exciting, but we will need to figure
>out what to feed it. I favor the ram scoop method pioneered by Bussard.

I think we figured out that their was so little mass out there to scoop, that 
you really couldn't scoop up more mass then the weight of the scoop equipment.