Re: Mecha Sonic's legs melting (fwd)

From: Erich Schulman (KTN4CA) -- Team OS/2 <"Erich>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 1995 20:21:52 -0400 (EDT)

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Date: Mon, 10 Jul 1995 20:09:31 -0400 (EDT)
From: Ron Bauerle <>
Subject: Re: Mecha Sonic's legs melting

>Date: Tue, 11 Jul 1995 02:46:05 +1000

(aka Chris Baird, I assume...)

>>> It's not the heat from the jet pack, he specifically says it is
>>> friction that does it. And if so, why didn't his arms melt off too?

>Ablation (a la` spacecraft reentry). Possibly Mecha's arms weren't
>effected because they kept a smaller profile to the atmosphere (and
>notice that it was the `shoes' that melted, not those spindly legs).

Works for me :^)

>Still, does anyone have a pet theory on how an organic mixture that
>is 90% water can have better heat resilience than another object
>held together at the molecular level with metallic bonding?

You haven't read your Flash comics for a while :^) Obviously Sonic has an
"aura" around him that protects him from his hyperspeed...


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