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February 18, 2008

Tanj!

srikanth @ 9:33 am, GMT +0000 ( 1203327211 ) Play
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This scientist (1) proposed a novel propulsion system (2) (for spacecraft covering interstellar distances). This eventually turned out to be infeasible, but it was still an extremely interesting concept. It captured the imagination of the sci-fi community, which picked it up immediately. It soon became a staple of Big sci-fi. For example, the author in (3) made use of these propulsion systems extensively in his books.

Identify 1, 2 and 3 :-)

Cracked by: udupendra , duriel , madhur , shenoyvarun86 , Ganesh Prasad , Dibyo , prasanth , shivathilak , gammafunction , jayanth , shashank and varuns88.

Answer:
As everyone said (almost identically, that too)

  1. Robert Bussard
  2. Bussard Ramjet
  3. Larry Niven

Niven popularized Bussard Ramjet propulsion systems in his Known Space universe.


13 Responses to “Tanj!”

  1. udupendra
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    Robert Bussard, Bussard Fusion Ramjet, Larry Niven


  2. duriel
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    1
    2

    1. Robert W. Bussard
    2. Bussard Ramjet
    3. Larry Niven.


  3. duriel
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    clue: Tanj from niven books, There is no justice?


  4. madhur
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    Robert W. Bussard
    Bussard ramjet
    Larry Niven

    Tanj: There ain’t any justice used in Larry Niven’s novels


  5. 1=Robert W Bussard
    2=Bussard Ramjet
    3=Larry NIven


  6. Ganesh Prasad

    1.Robert W. Bussard
    2.Bussard Ramjet
    3.Larry Niven


  7. Dibyo
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    1. Robert Bussard
    2. Bussard Ramjet
    3. Larry Niven


  8. 1) Robert W. Bussard
    2) The busssard ramjet
    3) Larry niven (TANJ! – louis wu) :D


  9. shivathilak

    1)Robert W. Bussard
    2) Bussard Ramjet rocket
    3) Larry Niven


  10. gammafunction
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    1.Robert W Bussard
    2.Bussard ramjet propulsion system
    3.Larry Niven


  11. 1. Robert W. Bussard
    2. Bussard Ramjet
    3. Larry Niven.


  12. 1. Robert Bussard
    2. Bussard Ramjet
    3. Larry Niven


  13. varuns88
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    2

    1 – Robert W. Bussard
    2 – Bussard fusion ramjet
    3 – Larry Niven


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