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A '''star jump''' was the near instantaneous movement of any [[starship]] with a star drive to another place by blasting through the space-time continuum. It might be as far away as the other side of the [[universe]].
 
A '''star jump''' was the near instantaneous movement of any [[starship]] with a star drive to another place by blasting through the space-time continuum. It might be as far away as the other side of the [[universe]].
   
A ship without enough fuel to use its primary motors to escape a [[planet]]'s [[gravity]] could make a jump from [[Mutter's Spiral]] to the [[Wrarth Galaxy]]. However, it was dangerous to jump from inside a planetary system because matter was carried along with the ship. Making a jump to another [[galaxy]] while on a planet's surface created a [[hyperspace|hyperspatial]] disturbance strong enough to create a [[black hole]]. For this reason, a star jump from an inhabited planet was a violation of both [[galactic law]] and [[universal law]]. ([[COMIC]]: ''[[The Star Beast]]'')
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A ship without enough fuel to use its primary motors to escape a [[planet]]'s [[gravity]] could make a jump from [[Mutter's Spiral]] to the [[Wrarth Galaxy]]. However, it was dangerous to jump from inside a planetary system because matter was carried along with the ship. Making a jump to another [[galaxy]] while on a planet's surface created a [[hyperspace|hyperspatial]] disturbance strong enough to create a [[black hole]]. For this reason, a star jump from an inhabited planet was a violation of both [[galactic law]] and [[universal law]]. ([[COMIC]]: ''[[Doctor Who and the Star Beast (comic story)|Doctor Who and the Star Beast]]'')
 
 
[[Category:Transport technology]]
 
[[Category:Transport technology]]
 
[[Category:Space travel]]
 
[[Category:Space travel]]

Latest revision as of 17:39, September 18, 2019

A star jump was the near instantaneous movement of any starship with a star drive to another place by blasting through the space-time continuum. It might be as far away as the other side of the universe.

A ship without enough fuel to use its primary motors to escape a planet's gravity could make a jump from Mutter's Spiral to the Wrarth Galaxy. However, it was dangerous to jump from inside a planetary system because matter was carried along with the ship. Making a jump to another galaxy while on a planet's surface created a hyperspatial disturbance strong enough to create a black hole. For this reason, a star jump from an inhabited planet was a violation of both galactic law and universal law. (COMIC: Doctor Who and the Star Beast)

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