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 Post subject: Reactionless drive bunk
PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2018 2:14 am 
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Exactly as expected, Shawyer's bizarre EMdrive and "Mach Effect" thrusters fail to produce any thrust in a carefully-conducted experiment. The measured effects in previous setups seem to have resulted from the effect of Earth's magnetic field on unshielded power cables.

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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 1:50 pm 
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Sad, but very much expected.

Time to get back to developing nuclear propulsion rather than chase wild dreams of reactionless drives.

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