Re: TECH: Force Fields

Eliezer Yudkowsky (
Fri, 27 Dec 1996 16:02:49 -0600

> What are the physics behind sci-fi force fields? Are there any or is it
> purely fantasy? Perhaps only nano force fields are possible.

Check out the Langstrom Field; Pournelle and Niven probably have the
equations stashed somewhere. My understanding was that it was supposed
to be a plausible force-field requiring only a few new discoveries.

--       Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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