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Re: Dragon breath

Post by Rasalom » September 24th, 2016, 5:37 am

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I'm not talking about explosion, but ionization of the liquified element that in normal conditions is in gas state.
A plasma that has to be contained inside living organism.
It's generally bad idea, 'cause we have two problems that living tissue has to deal with simultaneously - high temperature and ESD - electrostatic discharge.

Though high temperature we can rule-out as a factor (cause dragon's body should be naturally heat-resistant), the ESD wil cause uncontrollable spasms while breathing fire. (not to mention all the damage to nervous system, and blood electrolysis).
After discharge it takes quite some time to bildup a charge anew, and dragon's breath can't be that limited.
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Re: Dragon breath

Post by Krakenthekrab » September 24th, 2016, 8:38 am

somebody get bill nye or some super science dude in here. Lots of sciencey stuff going on. But what's guys! Now I understand useless knowledge that very few will care about!
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Re: Dragon breath

Post by LokiDragon » September 25th, 2016, 8:30 pm

Isn't that the best kind of knowledge?

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Re: Dragon breath

Post by Xaithis » September 30th, 2016, 3:38 am

Sadly, most 'specialised knowledge' is classified as useless... Yet it is also the most important. If I go on a rant about complex numbers (just an example), then 90% of people will just ignore/dismiss it as useless information, yet it tends to be extremely important if you are studying in that field, it's just that most people don't care about information, that is the society that has developed... Anyway sorry for going off topic.
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