Monday, May 27, 2013

The Sci-Fidelity Podcast #0053 "What the FTL?"

Join us as we pop the hood to see the pros and cons of Science Fiction's most famous faster then light engines.  If you have to make Einstein turn over in his grave which of the following would you choose?

The USS Enterprise from "Star Trek The Next Generation"

The Millennium Falcon from "Star Wars"

Moya from "Farscape"

The TARDIS from "Doctor Who"

The USS Sulaco from "Aliens"

The Heighliner from "Dune"

The White Star 1 from "Babylon 5"

The Galactica from [er...] "Battlestar Galactica"

The Andromeda Ascendant from "Gene Rodenberry’s Andromeda"  [sorry it happened again]

The Stargate from "Stargate S.G.1" [and S.G. stands for Stargate! Argghhh! I give up!]

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Visual Reference for Episode #0053: "What the FTL?"

Enterprise Warp Jump
Enterprise NCC-1701 D - .174 (light years/hour)

 Hyperdrive Jumps to Light-Speed

 Babylon 5 Jumpgate

TARDIS in the Vortex

Through the Stargate 
Travel time ~23 seconds


Clip of a Heighliner Navigator

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

The Sci-Fidelity Podcast #0051 "Off-White Super-Heroes"

The Comic Book Nerds among us get superficial with some superheroes as we try to figure out how many heroes aren't male and white under the tights. (see what we did there?)

Black Panther
Mr. Terrific
The Atom
Green Lantern

We also discover who knows about...
Rule 34
Punisher War Zone: Volume 3
Prolapse (look it up for yourself)

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