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Sat Aug 2, 2014, 03:08 PM

68. God-fucking-dammit, it is NOT woo coming true, and its not a perpetual motion machine...

those are proven to NOT work.

Its a device to basically create an Ion drive without the need to supply the propellent(noble gasses), but you still have to supply it with electricity. Its still revolutionary, and if everything is as NASA says, it could provide us with a new class of reactionless, or as close to possible reactionless drives. If it can be scaled up properly, it can possibly drastically reduce the mass of spacecraft, and hence their cost, especially in the inner solar system.

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