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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 9
02-08-2012, 12:37 PM
Originally Posted by atatassault View Post
Actually, energy weapons *would* have recoil. Photons carry momentum. The full Energy-mass equation is E^2 = (pc)^2 + (mc^2)^2 .

But I guess the directors on Star Trek didn't know that.
The point is though CapnLogan wants it to be more like the IP. Since we never saw recoil in the IP from directed energy weapons firing, then there's clearly some component in them that stops recoil from happening.