A new vignette at I Work On A Starship:
"Of course, it took one of the Power Room electricians to find it.
And of course, it was the ternary degausser. The degaussers don’t run very often but they’re absolutely essential. ..."
What's a ternary degausser? Well, it's got three parts. but they're all the same. And if you don't have one, eventually it gums up the stardrive. That would be bad.
4 months ago