I've got my FTL boots on... (another silly black hole question)


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Feb16-12, 01:39 PM
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Has anyone here read "Neutron Star"?

Would blue shifted light actually be harmful if you were exposed to it going close to c?

Or stuck in a gravity well for that matter, around a Neutron star...

I mean, nevermind tidal effects, mass increase, dust particles nipping you and causing thermonuclear reactions...
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Feb16-12, 07:20 PM
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Would blue shifted light actually be harmful if you were exposed to it going close to c?
Absolutely. Get to a high enough speed and the microwave radiation background blue shifts into high energy gamma rays.
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Feb17-12, 06:17 PM
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Drakkith, what is up with your icon? Are you a Doom player? }=D (I love Doom)
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Feb17-12, 06:21 PM
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Drakkith, what is up with your icon? Are you a Doom player? }=D (I love Doom)
Is it from Doom? I thought so, but wasn't 100% sure. I used to play Doom as a kid.
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Is it from Doom? I thought so, but wasn't 100% sure. I used to play Doom as a kid.
You can still play it! :D Check out Zdaemon. It's basically a multiplayer Doom interface, and you can pick up .wad files just about anywhere.
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You can still play it! :D Check out Zdaemon. It's basically a multiplayer Doom interface, and you can pick up .wad files just about anywhere.
I have the whole series on Steam I think. But anways, back to the topic, did you have any more questions regarding blueshift and redshift or anything?
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Feb17-12, 09:39 PM
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I have the whole series on Steam I think. But anways, back to the topic, did you have any more questions regarding blueshift and redshift or anything?
Nope, sorry to deter from the topic, that was mostly a personal curiosity.

My own question was answered, though, and thanks. :)


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