Subject: Re: Star Wars bombing runs in space
On Mon, 1 Jan 2018 10:55:51 +1300, Your Name<YourName@YourISP.com>
>On 2017-12-31 21:47:39 +0000, Ninapenda Jibini said:
>> Your Name<YourName@YourISP.com> wrote in
>>> There's no great mystery or magic to it.
>> Er, actually, as someone pointed out, it *is* magic, in that
>> magnetism doesn't work that way.
>> But then, Star Wars is fantasy from the word go, so it should hardly
>> surprise anyone that they use fantasy elements in it.
>Tell that to the people who have built and those who ride in maglev
>trains. Tell that to teh Earth military and industries who have been
>using teh same thing for decades.
>Believe what braindead crap you want. I'm done with this silly topic. :-\
OK, please tell us the designation of any weapon in any current or
past real-world military inventory that when dropped from an aircraft
is drawn to an object below it by magnetism.
And please explain what you believe maglev trains have to do with
anything. Nobody is asserting that magetism doesn't exist, just that
it does not work the way the movie depicts it.
However, anybody expecting anything resembling real-world physics from
Star Wars has come to the wrong shop.