Quote #269 -- DMZ -- Quotable Posts
"Kynes" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:d+ZhO9DM6C1mqB=miAsua+G2jMcL@4ax.com... > On Fri, 27 Jul 2001 21:28:33 +0100, "DMZ" <dmz@NOSPAMfreeuk.com> wrote: > > >I still want to know how you'd describe the difference between "stellar > >neutronium" and neutronium. If you are making a distinction, then we have no way > >of knowing what properties "non-stellar" neutronium are in any case, since it > >doesn't exist. This would obviously be the non-existant type of neutronium to be > >present in any armour, since it isn't in a neutron star any more and is no longer > >subject to the extreme relativistic gravitational phenomena that maintains its > >state. > > We don't need to know what other properties non-stellar neutronium has; every > time we've seen Trek weapons fail against neutronium, it's been the non-stellar > kind (as evidenced by the fact that it wasn't behaving like stellar neutronium). > Thus, Imperial armor, containing the same non-stellar neutronium that has proven > to break ST weapons in the past, is immune to Federation weaponry. Picard: "Status report, number one." Riker: "It's no good, captain - our weapons aren't causing any damage." Data: "Sensor data indicates that their hull is comprised of a neutronium alloy. Unfortunately, none of the weapons onboard the Enterprise are capable of penetrating their shields, let alone the hull. However, it would appear that their own weapons are equally ineffective against our own defences. So far their firepower has been mostly contained with the aid of the navigational deflector. It is interesting to note..." Picard: "Thank you Mr. Data. Hail them. Perhaps we can find a peaceful solution to this dilemma." Meanwhile, on board the other ship... "Sir, despite our warning shot inadvertently causing massive damage, the unknown vessel still refuses to surrender. All we have is some garbled message about 'The Outrageous Okona.'" "Ram the fuckers."
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