Alien UFO propulsion technologies... discuss

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  1. glossywhite macrumors 65816

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    I would be most interested to hear from those of you who have any insight as to what kind of (feasible) alien, UFO propulsion technologies could possibly exist.

    This has always fascinated me - antigravity could be a very useful thing!.
     
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  3. glossywhite thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Not sure what you expect to get here. There's a lot of next generation technologies vying for attention like ion and nuclear that are possible, but we can come up with all manners of guesses for exotic technologies such as zero-point, anti-matter, etc.
     
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    Bob Lazar PDF

    There's been a lot of interesting rumor and hearsay on the subject, unfortunately, there's so many nuts out there, you don't know who to believe.

    Youtube Video
     
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    Personally, I prefer the transdimensional superconducting reverse flick and flare engine on my spacecraft.
     
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    I'm going with Magneto-Hydrodynamic Drive, like on the Red October. That thing was awesome.
     
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    No, they all use the 6.1L V-8 from the Challenger SRT-8 to get around. They just boosted it with a supercharger and dual MagnaFlows. That's all they need.
     
  9. jav6454 macrumors P6

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    Anti-Gravitational Control system for lift/decent. As well as a gravity control system in ship when cruising in space.

    Theoretically possible.

    When doing space travels a Space Fold should do the trick.
     
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    Hang on, let me just go get my tin foil hat, and I'll give you my educated opinion on the subject
     
  12. bartelby macrumors Core

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    I did not say this, I am not here!
     
  13. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    likely something we couldn't even fathom given our limited technologies and probably limited materials that we know of here on our planet.
     
  14. glossywhite thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Agreed. We think we're so clever, when in fact humans are extremely stupid, and technologically in our infancy... or, embryo stage! :D
     
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    [​IMG]

    Um... Peter Griffin gas and never-flat beer. /thread
     
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    Whatever they use, "Reactionless" and "Soundless" appear to be common characteristics along with no apparent Inertia.
    All Human-based technology that I know of depends upon action / reaction and generates sound, usually a lot.
    Even if we figure out quiet, reactionless drives and how to ignore Inertia, we'd still produce air noise / turbulence and sonic booms.


    So for now, we're stuck with Fiction.
    The Wile E. Coyote Giant Slingshot Drive sounds promising.

    Otherwise, a Turbo Encabulator might have to suffice with its Modial Interaction of Magneto-Reluctance and Capacitive Directance. (Instead of the conventional relative motion of Conductors and Fluxes)

    Failing that, the Atomic Bomb Drive is effective but requires a whole lot of surplus bombs.

    If we ever figure out how to tap into it, the power of Stupidity could probably propel a planet across the Universe in a millisecond.

    Sometimes Great Ideas come out of being Silly.
    But probably at best maybe a Chuckle.
    Keri
     
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    LOL, technobabble at it's finest! You should audition for a Star Trek show or movie :D
     
  18. Chundles macrumors G4

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    Yesh, but it doeshn't reshpond well to bulletsh...
     
  19. Shyfty macrumors member

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    Can we stop using the acronym 'UFO' to mean alien life/technology? A plastic bag caught in an updraft could qualify as a UFO as long as nobody was able to identify it.
     
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    We might as well use OverTechnology as a reference.
     
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    AAAAHHHH!!!! :eek:

    I HATE Star Trek!

    Star Wars is OK though.

    I remember the Turbo Encabulator from training classes in the 80's. The guys in charge of making the training videos had a little fun one night.
    I was given a poor Beta-to-VHS copy.

    So I transcribed it and typed it out for an English Teacher friend.
    I still remember most of it.

    Amazingly, none of her students ever figured out it was a joke! (until she told them)
    Sad, really.

    Have Fun,
    Watch out for the Cardinal Grahameters and reciprocation Dingdlearms, OK? They can hurt.

    Keri

    PS. OMG! It's on YouTube!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLDgQg6bq7o
     
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    yeah, tried that in the 80's... it was called a Yugo. :eek:

    magnets. that's where it's at.
     
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    Nobody said Twin Ion Engines?

    :D Sean Connery imitations are so easy to pull off.
     
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    I understand. :D
     

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