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I was trying to imagine a spherical blast wave, like a
going off and what would happen at the interface of two
such events. My thinking is that the waves won't travel
through each other but compress and give a slightly
greater force back the other way.
INSERT - it would be like launching
two fighter jets,
exhaust to exhaust, in opposite directions.
Imagine a rocket with a tube through the centre of the
combustion chamber like a tube of Smarties and that a
single pill can be dropped at will.
Each pill will have a coating that will ablate in a constant
way and time in the rocket's thrust stream. On stripping
the coating, the pill which contains a slightly faster more
powerful exposive than the thrust propellent, ignites.
If such an explosive exists, I am imagining it would give
little steps, when needed, in the lift flight.
A Jetsons cartoon >>>>> reality attempt.
||If the rocket's path weren't perfectly vertical, then I imagine
that the spherical shock waves would knock it off course.
||I would bun, but my negligible knowledge of physics forces me
to withold croissant until it can be proven that this wouldn't
||//My thinking is that the waves won't travel through each other//
other people's thinking on the other hand...
||The waves being hot, sticky waves of mass.
||I would bun, but my negligible knowledge of physics
forces me to withold croissant until it can be proven
that this would fail miserably.
||[Flying_Toaster] //other people's thinking on the other
hand...// Far be it from me to accuse anybody of linear