• Content count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

274 Excellent


About SargeRho

  • Rank
    Senior Rocket Scientist
  1. Well, no. You could make a reasonably radiation-proof suit. But it'd be less of a suit and more of a giant mech
  2. Typically, you don't shield against gamma rays and x-rays. Shielding produces secondary radiation, it's safer to just let it all go through. An interplanetary spaceship might use water, and lots of equipment and cargo stashed in the walls, as radiation shielding, along with a magnetic field against particle radiation.
  3. The X-37B uses Hydrazine as fuel, which is very toxic.
  4. Yeah, I know what you mean. I do play online quite a lot, and come across them quite frequently. Unfortunately, I can't ban someone for being too competitive xD
  5. That's what the "I only play Singleplayer" option is for, having multiple options for the same answer would be redundant.
  6. I think you are taking the "real time" part a bit too literally. It refers to the fact that any action you take, takes effect immediately, instead of being turn-based, it doesn't mean that it's like flying to Duna without time warp. If you are referring to the game I'm making, Space Travel isn't a game mechanic, and in the story it takes them a few weeks to travel from one planet to the other at constant 1.2 g thrust.
  7. Depends on the game, I suppose. I do enjoy slower RTS games more, games like Homeworld 2, and RT4X games like Sins of a Solar Empire. That's why the game I'm working on is a bit more slow paced, too
  8. Hello, I'm currently running a survey regarding players preferences in terms of Multiplayer vs Singleplayer mode in RTS Games. I'm an indie-developer myself, and I seem to have grossly misjudged the prevailing attitudes within the RTS player base. I hope it's alright if I post this here, and I'm thankful for all responses! If not, well, may the mods smite me where I stand Link to the survey:
  9. I was about to say, wasn't the MAKS supposed to launch from an An-225?
  10. It's based on the Multiple Kill Vehicle:
  11. Could we? Most likely, yes. Would we? No. Nothing in it for us. By us, I mean Earthers. Future inhabitants of Mars however would have a huge incentive to Terraform their planet. I don't think we'll see any sort of Terraforming project, beyond a Sun-Mars L1 magnetic shield station started by us here on Earth.
  12. No, the wafers are just one step in the production of microprocessors. They're cut into much smaller pieces, the actual processors, after the etching, etc., But you can fit many more processors onto a wafer that's twice as big as one could be on Earth, drastically reducing the price, or making it drastically more profitable per ingot. Here you can see the edges between each processor on the wafer:
  13. They wouldn't survive the reentry, and would probably break under 1g anyway.
  14. False alarm. Turns out that the planet probably doesn't exist.