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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
#6 - asasqw
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(01/27/2013) [-]
Can't wait till we upgrade to railguns
User avatar #144 to #6 - marinepenguin
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(01/27/2013) [-]
I thought we already had prototypes? I hope we do.
#37 to #6 - waaw
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User avatar #19 to #6 - hitlersoneballsack
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(01/27/2013) [-]
stick a machine gun to train tracks and you got a railgun
User avatar #9 to #6 - GhandisPimpCane
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(01/27/2013) [-]
the problem with railguns is that they travel so fast they do not curve with the earth and just keep going straight, never dropping. They are to bad ass for this world
#18 to #9 - midgetnigger
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Fun fact! The projectiles fired out of a railgun do, in fact, drop! Gravity plays the same role on them as it does every other object that has mass (or energy depending on your knowledge of physics). While they may not "drop" as much as other slower moving objects, they still only travel roughly 7800-8000 mph, which is about 9,000 mph too slow to actually fall and miss the earth which would give the appearance that they were "in orbit" or not dropping with the curve of the earth. Of course, if someone did invent the projectiles could in fact travel the roughly 17,000 mph needed, and fired it while still in our atmosphere, it would more than likely just burn up due to the enormous amount of heat generated by friction with the air.

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