Re: [gundam] The gravity of it all


Chris Beilby (cbeilby@earthlink.net)
Fri, 26 Feb 1999 10:21:33 -0800


Fuller, Bill wrote:

> HI, I just finished watching the 3 Gundam movies, and the one thing that I
> can't understand is the way the gravity seems to work on the ships and
> stations. They seem to walk normally when they want to, and then have the
> ability to just push off and float there.
> Now, I started reading the Gundam novels a little while ago, and I know that
> they are different from the anime, but the one thing that they mentioned
> there is Velcro all over the floor and on the bottom of their boots.
> Is this the official answer to that, or is there something more complex, or
> is it that I just know nothing about physics?
>
> Thanks.
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  My guess would either be this, or that the Minovski Ship System actually can
generate very low amounts of artificial gravity (Along the lines of .2 to .3 g)

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