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This is the "stone soup" method of website design, with me supplying the stones. And despite what some of you believe, this website is not written by a team of people, it is just me. If you disagree with something you read on this site, first check this page.
If you still disagree, your best bet is to go to the Usenet newsgroup sf.science and the Yahoo group SFCon Sim-l and present your case there.
If it survives both, I will incorporate your contributions.
Be told: since this site is so huge, and people tend to just look at one or two pages, I found it useful to repeat identical stretches of text on several pages.
They are all easy enough to manage on an average scientific calculator, a computer spread sheet, or a slide rule for that matter.
If needed, the reader should review the rules on Significant Figures.
If man survives for as long as the least successful of the dinosaurs—those creatures whom we often deride as nature's failures—then we may be certain of this: for all but a vanishingly brief instant near the dawn of history, the word 'ship' will mean— 'spaceship.' Like the Romantics before them, genre-sf writers have generally been on the side of Faust, convinced that the quest for knowledge was a sacred one, no matter how fondly a jealous God might prefer blind faith.
However, if I do put inaccurate information on this site, occasionally Internet readers will send me corrections. There is some controversy over a few technical details on this site.
That way people will not have to jump around so much.
So don't complain if you find yourself reading the same thing twice.
Having said that, you will find the following pages much easier to understand if you have taken an introductory course in Physics in high school or whatever.
As a boy almost everything I learned about science I learned from Isaac Asimov. I try very hard to use Asimov's clarity of making complex subjects understandable. This taught me the jargon of science, allowing me to replace confusing technical terms with simple English.