Isn't capsule volume too big for such a small object?

I mean, if we open capsule 3D preview (open ship tree, click on capsule, then click on the capsule pic in the info panel), we’ll clearly see its longest axis size is 4 meters. At the same time, if we look at capsule’s attributes in the info panel, we’ll see that its volume is 1000m^3:

which is definitely impossible for an object with such a small size (even a cube with 4m long edges will be only 64m^3, and definitely not 1000m^3)

Is there any way it could make any sense, or it’s just logical inconsistency?

you’re only thinking in three dimensions… you should be thinking in 5.


m in this instance doesn’t equal “meters”. It is actually another variable that equals “.004m”

The M stands for Value!

You’ll go crazy if you start down this rabbit hole.

Neither ore nor minerals have any mass in cargo
XL projectile ammo (for 3500mm guns) is only 0.125m3 volume (so 13mm long)
Containers holding 20% more volume than they use.


the containers are a clue, they encapsulate an extra dimension hence the extra volume. Ever heard of TARDIS tanking a hauler?

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Well, either it exists in 5 dimensions OR 1000m3/500m3 is a minimal volume game engine allows for a “ship” type item. Whichever you prefer.

File a bug report.


That’s not a valid point in the list, because this can be explained using technobabble …
… while the others are just flat out wrong, no matter how you look at it.

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let’s math this.

A point has 0 dimension. 0 volume. A Line also has 0 volume but is drawn in 1 dimension. It has length, measured in one dimension. An encapsulated polygon (say a square) has 2 measurable dimensions, length and breadth, contained withiin it has a calculable area (xy). A polyhedron (eg a cube) has 3 measurable dimensions - length, breadth and height. Multiply those together and you have the contained volume. A hypercube is a theoretical construct consisting of four dimensions - length, breadth, height and let’s call it Bob. A hyper-hypercube has hypercube dimensions +1, let’s call that one Steve. To calculate the volume of a hyper-hypercube, you take the measure of each dimension and multiply them all, hence: xyzBobSteve. If you assume that each dimension of a capsule is 4m, then you can say 4x4x4x4x4=1024m^3 for the purposes of being a three-dimensional observer, but more correctly it would be 1024m^5. Something something something dimensional glovebox something something.

Of course, nothing forces you to assume that a container has uniform dimensions. Hence standard containers being hypercubes ending up with 20% more volume instead of an nth power increase in volume suggests that the invisible dimensions are a lot smaller than the observable ones.

The fourth dimension is clearly the pilot’s ego.

The 1000 m³ includes the social distancing.



Your post would be so much better if it had proper paragraphs, by the way.

Quantum stuff, Albert Einstein called it spooky.

Albert Einstein would have disagreed with a lot of Eve stuff.

Yeah Eve physics are a bit whack, the planets are tidally locked and don’t orbit, and space behaves more like a fluid than a vacuum.

But it works.


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Well, at least Eve isn’t as messed up as string theory.

String theory and other stuff like are endless rabbit holes, and way above my paygrade.

In other science, Platypodes just got weirder; it turns out that the duck-billed, egg laying, beaver tailed, milk sweating/venom wielding (depending of sex) mammal, that uses electroreception to hunt, also fluoresces under UV light.

There again, it’s native to Australia, nuff said; anywhere else it’d be a superhero/villain.


Room for the donuts

It’s fairly simple, actually: