How Star Trek Ships Are Wrong part 3

Posted by - February 10, 2012

Continuing on from Part 2: The Nacelles   How Maneuvering Will Kill Everyone Aboard In order to understand this next part of the “USS Enterprise = Deathtrap” equation, it’s important that we understand two major forces in physics; inertial mass and center of mass. Inertial mass is the mass of an object measured by its resistance to acceleration.

SD#46 That’s No Meme

Posted by - February 10, 2012

New drinking game: Everyone take a shot when Stark says “basically”. Shoutout to our new friends at KryptonRadio.com where you can hear us Tuesdays at 5:00PM PST. http://media.blubrry.com/stolendroids/p/www.stolendroids.com/podcasts/SD_46_Thats_No_Meme.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:02:17 — 35.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS

Star Trek Ships Are Wrong part 2

Posted by - January 26, 2012

Just in case you came across this page on your own, here’s a handy link to Part 1: The Warp Core.  And now we’re onto . . . The Warp Nacelles Everytime someone says “nacelle”, I immediately think USS Enterprise.  After all, that’s where I first became familiar with the term.  The obvious truth is,

Star Trek Ships Are Wrong pt 1

Posted by - January 25, 2012

I’ve written before how I love Star Trek above nearly all other sci-fi shows.  I’ve always loved the characters, the stories, but most of all I’ve loved the tech.  Part of it was that it never seemed too fantastic or out of reach.  It always made dreaming about a future in a spaceship that much

SD#35 Bella Has Nom Nom

Posted by - November 26, 2011

We have geek rage, geek fights, and turkey hangovers! Zohner is nursing a Wal Mart stab wound, and Bella is still recovering from a bad case of “the munchies”. It makes sense if you hear it. http://media.blubrry.com/stolendroids/p/www.stolendroids.com/podcasts/SD_35_Bella_Has_Nomnom.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:01:12 — 35.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google