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Re: UFO Morphology Issue Revisited

From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 22:33:41 -0000
Archived: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 10:58:21 -0500
Subject: Re: UFO Morphology Issue Revisited

>From: Michael Tarbell <mtarbell.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 12:13:07 -0700
>Subject: UFO Morphology Issue Revisited

>An interesting post at the Michael Swords "Big Study" site:

> http://tinyurl.com/76lg5do

Thanks Michael, a nice article per se.

That "preponderance of designs based upon radial symmetry" is
probably both a limitation and an advantage, in that radial
symmetry is almost certainly the most functional (and economic)
enclosure for a drive which is itself radially symmetrical (i.e.
an inertial drive which also provides inertial shielding). That
would especially apply to space-going or inter-stellar craft.

Exceptions - like triangles etc. - could be intended purely for
planetary (atmospheric) work, and might still be powered in the
same way.


Ray D

BTW the comment by Kandinsky mentions Ian M Banks' novels, where
"money is a sign of poverty" - i.e. that citizens of the
Culture, with almost infinite resources, would have no need or
desire for "wealth". As `The Professor' hinted, that could
indeed be a clue to the (ET and UFO) behaviour we observe.

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