Now ion drives are quite a lovely idea and make me feel I'm living in the future (wait, what year is this?) but there's no excuse for sloppiness. From</wbr>1-16voa2.cfm comes this gem:

"It picked up speed along the way, based on the principle that objects in space do not slow, but accumulate speed gradually."

Ah yes, that well-known scientific principle.

frku (who is feeling much better now, thankyou)

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