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Jan 14
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Even at 50 Gs (which would be really bad for the people inside, particularly Martians), the area in the middle of the ship (where the people are) is unlikely to be hit with anything as fast as a musket ball.  Could still cause problems, but the G forces are much more likely to hurt someone.

Jan 14
3

In an alternate timeline, Cap goes back to reunite with Peggy after the war. Would he just lie low after that, knowing what he knows? Of course not. Cap would immediately begin work to free Bucky from Hydra, remove the infiltrators in SHIELD/the SSR, and generally make the world a better place. He’s read most of Read more

Jan 13
9

I don’t think the tossed bullet would be that big a deal.

Assuming the bullet started off at rest, you could estimate its velocity after a burn as v = sqrt(2 * a * D), where D is the distance moved and a is the acceleration. The Expanse wiki estimates the razorback as 20.14 m long, so to calculate maximum velocity Read more

Jan 13
3

The classic “explosive decompression” or snap-freezing you see in a lot of fiction is just that: fiction. The show’s presentation of this was fairly accurate: Naomi prepped for the jump by hyperventilating (to get more oxygen in her blood) then exhaling (to prevent a rapid pressure change in her lungs.  While space is Read more

Dec 31
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He’s almost surely not going to be there in seasons 5/6, but the authors have suggested that there may be more to come after the 6 season show wraps.  I’d imagine they’re keeping some possibilities open for that.