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Old 19th April 2017, 05:51 AM   #241
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Is an EM drive being tested aboard an X37B?

I'm guessing not.

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Old 19th April 2017, 11:46 AM   #242
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Originally Posted by 3point14 View Post
Is an EM drive being tested aboard an X37B?

I'm guessing not.

https://www.sciencealert.com/rumours...just-won-t-die
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The EM Drive is a little like the Kardashian of the science world - it hasn't been proven to actually do anything as yet, but, still, we can't stop reading about it.
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Old 21st April 2017, 12:16 AM   #243
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Originally Posted by Beelzebuddy View Post
The relationship may not be as linear as the authors would like, but that's not the same thing as there not being a relationship.
Figure 9 shows 60W produced more thrust than 40W or 80W. You'd expect this kind of numbers if the thing didn't work and the observed thrust was a source of hitherto unknown error in measurements.

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Originally Posted by McHrozni View Post
Figure 9 shows 60W produced more thrust than 40W or 80W. You'd expect this kind of numbers if the thing didn't work and the observed thrust was a source of hitherto unknown error in measurements.

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Figure 9 has crap for confidence intervals. Other than "it probably gets bigger," there is literally nothing we or the authors can say about it.
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