Search found 2 matches

by MyNameHere
Thu Jan 28, 2016 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0143: "Europa Water Siphon"
Replies: 53
Views: 35881

Re: What-If 0143: "Europa Water Siphon"

Revisiting note #5, I think the video demonstrates that siphoning works just fine in a vacuum, and not "at least a little bit." We don't know the exact viscosity of the ionic liquid, but it seems to be siphoning at a reasonably quick pace, in the same ballpark (or at least the same county)...
by MyNameHere
Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0085: "Rocket Golf"
Replies: 52
Views: 19154

Re: What-If 0085: "Rocket Golf"

... a potato cannon fueled by acetylene can launch a potato at 140 m/s (310 mph). If it were capable of launching golf balls at that speed,[8] our ship would have a diameter of only 150 miles!

Not counting the acetylene tank!

Go to advanced search