Re: [gundam] The gravity of it all


Chris Beilby (cbeilby@earthlink.net)
Fri, 26 Feb 1999 11:56:53 -0800


Rodrick Su wrote:

> At 10:21 AM 2/26/99 , Chris Beilby wrote:
> >
> >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?
> >>
> >
> > 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)
> >
>
> Great, another magical property to the Minovski particle. Lets just
> leave
> the space ship without rotating section as Zero-G...
>
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  Not an unknown one, though. The Minovski Ship system is mentioned several
times through the anime. However, I think that the Velcro would be more
likely. Also, there is supposed to be a gravity carousel in the White Base
at least.

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