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    Thread: Wormhole Travel Question
Post: RE: Wormhole Travel Question

Maldecena assumes that the time to traverse the wormhole is greater than the time to travel via flat space. This is to avoid time machines. However, the literature doesn’t actually forbid time machine...
Tachyon General Setting Discussion 7 100 12-18-2020, 04:22 AM
    Thread: Evolution of technology and culture in the Terragen Sphere over time
Post: RE: Evolution of technology and culture in the Ter...

You can assume a collapsing wormhole emits from the throat.
Tachyon General Setting Discussion 48 454 12-17-2020, 08:06 PM
    Thread: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system
Post: RE: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system

(12-12-2020, 09:08 AM)Vitto Wrote: I still personally think that the archai are crazy mad to leave their existance at the mercy of the wims of their peers, but I guess is a worthwhile price to pay f...
Tachyon Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 77 760 12-17-2020, 07:48 PM
    Thread: A few Primer updates
Post: RE: A few Primer updates

This is a great summary! The following seem to be missing from Common terms: Vec, Sophtware, Upload.
Tachyon Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 15 211 12-06-2020, 02:26 AM
    Thread: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system
Post: RE: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system

(12-02-2020, 04:10 AM)Drashner1 Wrote: So a couple of thoughts: b) I need to look at the relevant dates more closely, but it's also possible that the Sybil didn't have sufficient time to create the...
Tachyon Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 77 760 12-05-2020, 07:49 AM
    Thread: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system
Post: RE: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system

(12-01-2020, 08:20 AM)Vitto Wrote: Quote:The Void bubble article says no such thing, and Todd and I wrote it. Checked on this one and is actually in the reactionless drives page, sorry I keep confo...
Tachyon Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 77 760 12-01-2020, 11:26 AM
    Thread: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system
Post: RE: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system

(12-01-2020, 12:18 AM)Vitto Wrote: Tachyon Wrote:So I rather think the peace is due to the hyperrationality of the Archai: there is a Nash equilibrium that permits coexistence (mostly), and other pa...
Tachyon Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 77 760 12-01-2020, 07:34 AM
    Thread: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system
Post: RE: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system

Hi Todd and all, Nice to see the project remains active and productive!  :D To disrupt a void bubble you need a very steep gravitational gradient, i.e. a gravitational laser. By definition this is ...
Tachyon Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 77 760 11-30-2020, 08:34 AM
    Thread: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system
Post: RE: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system

I (11-16-2020, 12:26 AM)Vitto Wrote: Hello everyone! The fact that the archai went from the fifth singularity to OA present day, more than 6 millenia, keeping business as usual, means that a system ...
Tachyon Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 77 760 11-30-2020, 06:46 AM
    Thread: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system
Post: RE: URIEL Nodes: an high S defense system

(11-25-2020, 11:11 PM)Vitto Wrote: Thinking a bit about it... what about the degree of control of an archai on its forces? This always assuming that S6 weapons/ships/autowars triumph on their S5 cou...
Tachyon Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 77 760 11-30-2020, 06:18 AM
    Thread: OA First Person Narratives on YouTube?
Post: RE: OA First Person Narratives on YouTube?

Maybe something like “Explain your research in 3 minutes”, but for OA topics? https://youtu.be/mfaSsGy2PL4
Tachyon Other Media 12 132 09-26-2020, 01:47 PM
    Thread: Paradox-free time travel
Post: Paradox-free time travel

Here’s the popular explanation: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/...092320.php And the paper: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.10...382/aba4bc Which seems to be similar in approach to ...
Tachyon Real Life But OA Relevant 1 596 09-26-2020, 01:42 PM
    Thread: Why We Do Not Evolve Software? An analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms
Post: Why We Do Not Evolve Software? An analysis of Evol...

This is a pretty interesting paper which has some estimates of the computational complexity of the Earth’s biosphere.  https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10...4318815906 It’s probably apropos to ...
Tachyon Real Life But OA Relevant 0 369 09-26-2020, 09:12 AM
    Thread: Coherent Matterwave Beams
Post: RE: Coherent Matterwave Beams

I’m in agreement with Todd: A low-entropy high-energy stream of coherent charged particles sounds like a fine basis for a number of technologies: High-efficiency fusion drives (e.g. an improvement o...
Tachyon General Setting Discussion 4 106 10-13-2019, 04:21 PM
    Thread: Revising Modern-Era Space Combat (Discussion as well)
Post: RE: Revising Modern-Era Space Combat (Discussion a...

I haven’t had time to read through the thread, so in case this hasn’t been raised: The vital infrastructure needed to sustain and continue a serious conflict in Y11K is composed of plasma, neutronium...
Tachyon General Setting Discussion 197 2,606 10-02-2019, 09:34 PM
    Thread: Charge traversing a wormhole
Post: Charge traversing a wormhole

This paper confirms and explicitly calculates the effects of charge (mass, electromagnetic charge) through a traversable wormhole.  https://arxiv.org/pdf/1910.00429.pdf As I’d argued previously, cha...
Tachyon Real Life But OA Relevant 2 1,975 10-02-2019, 08:31 PM
    Thread: a question/suggestion about FTL void bubble collapses
Post: RE: a question/suggestion about FTL void bubble co...

(07-16-2019, 05:02 PM)Alphadon Wrote: (07-14-2019, 03:04 AM)Rynn Wrote: (07-12-2019, 10:40 PM)jedidia Wrote: Is there a reasoining why the wormhole's own gravity doesn't cause time dilation, or ...
Tachyon General Setting Discussion 16 219 07-27-2019, 12:29 PM
    Thread: a question/suggestion about FTL void bubble collapses
Post: RE: a question/suggestion about FTL void bubble co...

(07-12-2019, 10:40 PM)jedidia Wrote: Quote:For example, if you transport a wormhole mouth 10ly at a speed such that the trip takes 5 years for the mouth, you have created a 5 year differential Is t...
Tachyon General Setting Discussion 16 219 07-16-2019, 08:26 AM
    Thread: a question/suggestion about FTL void bubble collapses
Post: RE: a question/suggestion about FTL void bubble co...

(07-09-2019, 11:12 AM)dangerous_safety Wrote: I had a thought about void bubbles and was wondering if it makes any sense in OA or RL. TLDR: As the velocity [v] of a voidship approaches c, the exter...
Tachyon General Setting Discussion 16 219 07-16-2019, 08:24 AM
    Thread: Bourgatov, and a system after the detonation of its wormholes
Post: RE: Bourgatov, and a system after the detonation o...

(07-11-2019, 08:04 PM)stevebowers Wrote: Here's a diagram that explains what I think could happen; when the linelayer reaches point Z, it is within the future light cone of mouth A, and so timetrave...
Tachyon General Setting Discussion 18 219 07-16-2019, 08:13 AM