Rodrick Su (rsu@tigana.com)
Fri, 22 Dec 2000 05:58:16 -0800


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org [mailto:owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org]On
> Behalf Of Jonathan Ng
> Sent: Friday, December 22, 2000 12:22 AM
> To: gundam@aeug.org
> Subject: Re: [gundam] real physics and camera stuff
>
>
> At 06:56 PM 21/12/00 -0800, you wrote:
> >in AP Physics, i learned that fusion reactions yield
> >two (2) gamma photons, and fission reactions yield
> >neutron radiation. in the gundam project, it says that
> >normal fusion reactions yield neutron. can that be
> >right?
>
> Is the fusion reaction you're talking about the traditional
> Hydrogen-Deuterium reaction (which gives He-3 with gamma radiation)? I
> don't think those are feasible (low temperatures ie economically).
>
> The other popular reaction is the Deuterium-Tritium reaction (but I'm not
> sure why - anyone care to enlighten?) which does produce neutrons.
>
> >can minovsky particles block visible light? no right?
> >then laser can be used as a detection and tracking
> >method right?
>
> It probably could be used as a short-range detection, but it
> probably could
> be countered easily - light-scattering aerosols would render this
> technique
> ineffective, in essence "cloaking" the MS in question.
>
> >the alex has 360 degree panoramic camera right? where
> >are the sideway looking camera? why do the gp01 and
> >gp02 not feature the 360 degree view?
>
> The GP01 didn't include this because it was still using the Core Fighter
> that the original Gundam had - it couldn't incorporate the
> panoramic camera
> with 0083's technology (it could however do it 0089 where the ZZ's core
> fighter had a panoramic camera IIRC)
>

360 cockpit display and core fighter seemed mutually exclusive. ZZ, Victory
and V2 Gundam all features core fighter, and their display view are limited
to that of the core fighter.

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