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  1. Rayder

    Mostly lurking lately.... From USA
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    Like submarines.
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  • The Real Jdbye @ The Real Jdbye:
    submarines are quite a lot bigger
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  • The Real Jdbye @ The Real Jdbye:
    i don't think we have reactors small enough to fit in a car yet
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    But the generator itself is relatively small.
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    And in any case you couldn't get proper cooling on the Moon so a powerful nuclear generator is out of the question.
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  • The Real Jdbye @ The Real Jdbye:
    just run it at night
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  • The Real Jdbye @ The Real Jdbye:
    and run on battery power at day
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    Cooling issues.
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  • The Real Jdbye @ The Real Jdbye:
    the moon is like -170C at night i'm sure that's enough
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    And the only way to take advantage of that cold is to burrow cooling fins into the ground.
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    Contrary to popular belief, the vacuum of space is not cold, it's nothing.
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    Heat does radiate from warm objects but the effectiveness of radiation cooling is negligible.
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    You need a medium to take up the heat and take it away.
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    And the denser the medium, with a higher specific heat capacity, the better.
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    This is why water cooling is better than air cooling.
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    And why cooling is a major problem in space.
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  • The Real Jdbye @ The Real Jdbye:
    the moon isn't quite a vacuum
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  • Psionic Roshambo @ Psionic Roshambo:
    I would like better cooling for my PC lol
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    Jds always right about things listen to him
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    The Moon's atmosphere is closer to vacuum than it is to Earth's atmosphere. Close enough.
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    I've always been told showing my anus is close to a moon
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  • Veho @ Veho:
    Stop mooning people, Ken.
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  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    Allergies are starting up Yay cold weather seasons
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