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How scientifically accurate is your favorite sci-fi space battle?
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Joseph Shoer has several extensive, in-depth articles on the physics of space warfare:
http://josephshoer.com/blog/2009/12/thoughts-on-space-battles/
http://josephshoer.com/blog/2010/07/projecting-space-battle-physics/

Space warfare: Almost everything you know is probably wrong http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/read/18.100198-Space-Warfare-Almost-Everything-You-Know-Is-Probably-Wrong

Is space warfarereally practical? http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/read/18.846407-Is-space-warfare-really-practical-except-lasers

Zero-g dogfighting for dummies: http://www.citizenstarnews.com/news/zero-g-dogfighting-dummies

Projectile weapons vs. directed energy weapons: http://forum.gateworld.net/threads/17263-Projectile-Weapons-vs-Directed-Energy-Weapons

Nukes in space: http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/spacegunconvent.php

Effects of radiation weapons in space: http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/rocket/radiation.php#effects

Could the Death Star really destroy a planet? http://www.universetoday.com/92746/could-a-death-star-really-destroy-a-planet/

“Sir Isaac Newton is the deadliest son of a b***h in space” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLpgxry542M
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