A "Twelfth power" energy field

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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby alexmann » Mon May 30, 2011 5:24 pm

It could be someting like 1 Terawatt per m^3
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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby Mikey » Tue May 31, 2011 4:21 am

Certainly could be, but to my layman's ears it just never sounded like they were talking about power specifically, rather than field density or field strength.
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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby alexmann » Tue May 31, 2011 8:37 am

Surely field strength is power per unit of area though?
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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby Sonic Glitch » Tue May 31, 2011 9:22 am

alexmann wrote:Surely field strength is power per unit of area though?

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the subject, we cannot say for sure. With the information we have, we can only debate the in-universe qualities of things from an in-universe perspective. Sure, we can speculate based on the statement and how things work in The Real World that field strength is power per unit of area, but we are not discussion how Trek concepts work in The Real World. We are discussing Trek concepts within the Trek-Universe, which while close to the Real World (in some ways) is not the real world.

We cannot say what something "surely" is unless the statement can be substantiated by what we can find in-universe. We can say it "might mean" or it "could mean," but without something on screen, it remains pure speculation.


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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby alexmann » Tue May 31, 2011 10:23 am

OK, OOU that is what it means but IU COULD be different.
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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby Mikey » Tue May 31, 2011 11:05 am

In the real world, field strength is simply to numerical value of the vector (or tensor, or scalar) of the metric of a field. In the 'Trek-verse, "field strength" or whatever they refer to by "twelfth power" could possibly be the number of magic unicorns per unit area.
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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby alexmann » Tue May 31, 2011 11:15 am

Magic Unicorns! :happydevil: :happydevil: :happydevil: :happydevil: Are there any other type? :twisted: :twisted:
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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby Tyyr » Tue May 31, 2011 12:17 pm

Yes, small purple ones.
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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby Mikey » Tue May 31, 2011 12:18 pm

Tyyr wrote:Yes, small purple ones.


Those are the ones that power the replicators, right?
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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby Sonic Glitch » Tue May 31, 2011 12:38 pm

Mikey wrote:
Tyyr wrote:Yes, small purple ones.


Those are the ones that power the replicators, right?

I thought they were the ones featured in thiss (also found in youtube video thread)?
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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby alexmann » Tue May 31, 2011 1:26 pm

The green ones power the replicator.
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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Tue May 31, 2011 9:17 pm

Sonic Glitch wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Tyyr wrote:Yes, small purple ones.


Those are the ones that power the replicators, right?

I thought they were the ones featured in thiss (also found in youtube video thread)?


I love that. :lol: 8)
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Re: A "Twelfth power" energy field

Postby alexmann » Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:34 am

That video is so :bangwall: :happydevil:
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