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Re: Intellegent life on the internet!
> Duuhh, there's no air in space, consequently, there's NO
> SOUND in space!
Well, if you assume the observer must be in an enclosed
atmosphere, then it's conceivable that material from the
explosion hitting the shell of the enclosure would cause
some sort of "bang." OK, it's a stretch.
> And while we're on the subject, can anybody tell me why
> his spaceships always bank into turns?
Easy. He based his fight scenes on WWII dogfight footage.
Of course you can always come up with your own explanations:
better visibility into the turn from the cockpit, or better
distribution of the G-forces on the pilot's body...
C'mon, it's fiction. Suspend your disbelief.
'90 CQ 20V - my 'racing-iron' ;^)