Fractal Dyson
Fractal Dyson
Image from Steve Bowers
Apollonius Dyson (under construction)

Type of Dyson Sphere using a fractaform surface to get as much habitable area as possible, thereby maximizing return on investment. Habitats and stellar power collection surfaces of a wide range of sizes are supported around a star using dynamic orbital rings. Because fractal dysons are efficient at collecting stellar energy, they also need to radiate considerable amounts of waste heat, and the fractal architecture is useful for that purpose as well.

There are several Fractal Dysons under construction in the MPA, including Apollonius Dyson and Julia Dyson.

Several Paradigm and Panvirtuality dysons are of a fractal type.
 
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Development Notes
Text by M. Alan Kazlev, additions by Steve Bowers

Initially published on 29 October 2001.