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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 19
01-30-2010, 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Stink100 View Post
I like this recipe idea. It strikes me as odd how replicators can deconstruct things so fully. There should be some kind of waste that we get back or something like "liquified dillithium matter" or something like that.
The reason the replicators work so well is because they follow the Law of Conservation of matter/energy. The matter (item) is fully disposed of because it is transformed into pure energy put back into the ship system. The is no waste nor should there be with a complete conversion of matter to energy