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Old 12-02-2020, 01:04 PM   #21
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Default Re: [Spaceships] Magnetic Shielding above TL8

Originally Posted by Anthony View Post
Cosmic rays are usually charged (they're heavy nuclei) though they can be very high energy, you want shielding sufficient for multi-gigavolt particles.
Could have sworn I read somewhere that GURPS cosmic rays were mostly gamma. Ah well.

So, this brings us right back to wanting some sort of magshield (or electrostatic field, or whatnot), only omnidirectional instead of focused on particles coming in from the fore. ... I suppose that's a sort of progress.
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