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The Sciences

Retcon artist

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitNovember 21, 2010 6:34 PM

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Don't get me wrong, I liked the movie. Still. What's funny to me is that when Spock corrects Kirk about weight, he's actually wrong. Making the ship less massive means the same force applied would give a greater acceleration. But by then they'd already ejected the warp core, so it doesn't matter. Or maybe I'm thinking about this too hard.

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