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The Orville is an advanced space ship that obviously has Earth normal artificial gravity throughout its decks. So why are the crew initially blind to the idea of local manipulation of this engineering system (and why only decide they can do it in the Environmental Simulator)? Even though technology seen in any science-fiction is much further advanced than ...


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Non-living things can be made far more durable than humans. The hard drive in your laptop, for example, is probably rated for an impact of 500 Gs; you aren't good for more than about a hundred even if you hit at the ideal angle. Proximity fuses and other electronics in "smart" warheads can handle accelerations in excess of ten thousand Gs. Use basic high-...


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