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How to stop a 4000km/h vac-train with an elephant and a rubber band

Some time ago, when I started talking about blowing things up, I made an off the cuff remark about “…  if you want to bring down a flying city with exploding pigs, or stop a 4000km/h (mph … whatever) vac-train with an … Continue reading

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This Sci-Fi Explosion: Everything Explodes

If you are thinking about nonlinear equations, drag coefficients, or the thermal mass of your planet/satellite/thing when you want to launch a tonne of ice-cream into a low orbiting space circus, then you are no longer writing fiction. What you should … Continue reading

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