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Old 08-28-2015, 11:47 AM   #76
Anthony
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Berkeley, CA
Default Re: [Spaceships] Heat Signature, Cloaking Device, and Stealth Hull

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Originally Posted by RogerBW View Post
Something like David Brin's refrigeration laser might be tempting.
Sadly, it violates thermodynamics, and if you're going to violate the second law of thermodynamics you might as well just declare you have a device that turns waste heat into useful power, meaning you don't have any heat you need to get rid of in the first place.
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