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    Thread: Pas'utu'ril Expansion
Post: RE: Pas'utu'ril Expansion

If the Pas'utu'ril have expanded so far, would it be reasonable for them to have discovered more primitive races within their sphere of influence and integrated them into their society, the same way T...
Stardust General Setting Discussion 26 314 11-23-2016, 06:51 PM
    Thread: EmDrive Space Engine Passes Peer Review
Post: EmDrive Space Engine Passes Peer Review

http://www.space.com/34797-impossible-sp...ished.html http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/full/10.2514/1.B36120 Surprised no one's been talking about this on here already. What are your thoughts?
Stardust Real Life But OA Relevant 5 7,845 11-23-2016, 12:32 PM
    Thread: High Energy Emitting Civilisations
Post: RE: High Energy Emitting Civilisations

(02-26-2016, 08:05 PM)Rynn Wrote: Don't forget the dawn hunters. Fermi's paradox still exists in OA, all be it modified. Why has no meta empire come to dominate the whole galaxy? At its current rate...
Stardust Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 38 681 02-27-2016, 06:22 PM
    Thread: Astronomers may have found giant alien 'megastructures' orbiting star near the Milky
Post: RE: Astronomers may have found giant alien 'megast...

I agree it'd be a great idea for an alien ecosystem, but if a proto-panetary disk with lots of dust would be the ideal breeding grounds for such a thing this system could be problematic. Last I heard,...
Stardust Real Life But OA Relevant 86 123,077 10-24-2015, 03:20 AM
    Thread: Another look at the Fermi Paradox :-)
Post: RE: Another look at the Fermi Paradox :-)

Also reminds me of a central idea in The Killing Star http://www.projectrho.com/public_html/ro...lling_Star
Stardust Real Life But OA Relevant 2 4,987 06-06-2014, 03:11 PM
    Thread: Resleeving
Post: RE: Resleeving

(02-25-2014, 01:54 PM)Steel Accord Wrote: Again, I'm well familiar with the concept of forking. I apologize if my knowledge on such theories seems to be a bit schizophrenic. You see, I've been hang...
Stardust General Setting Discussion 15 157 03-02-2014, 03:53 AM
    Thread: Why Xeno life?
Post: RE: Why Xeno life?

I remembered the J'Ta'ush, but the others seemed to slip my mind while I was writing the post. Either way it's interesting to see virtual/mechanical alien life is still in the minority compared to mor...
Stardust General Setting Discussion 21 413 03-01-2014, 03:46 AM
    Thread: Why Xeno life?
Post: RE: Why Xeno life?

(02-23-2014, 08:22 PM)stevebowers Wrote: But this raises a problem with the Fermi Paradox, which we have discussed many times in this group; why hasn't any one species conquered the entire Galaxy? T...
Stardust General Setting Discussion 21 413 02-28-2014, 01:17 PM
    Thread: Think Outside the Setting
Post: RE: Think Outside the Setting

Personally I love this idea. It'd be great to flesh out some of the history of the setting and get a look at what's going on in the galactic neighborhood (perhaps a terragen equivalent in the Andromed...
Stardust Suggestion Box - OA website 3 8,175 02-13-2014, 10:40 AM
    Thread: Harold White's warp drive and OA
Post: RE: Harold White's warp drive and OA

(05-08-2013, 12:05 PM)Sim Koning Wrote: The Pdf on the NASA site was taken down, but I still have his paper on my computer (it was freely accessible on the NASA site). This is the bit I found most i...
Stardust Real Life But OA Relevant 27 67,376 02-08-2014, 02:10 PM
    Thread: <EGs> Femtotech, Picotech
Post: RE: <EGs> Femtotech, Picotech

I haven't been part of the OA fandom since the days of femto and picotech, nor when they were made non-canon, but could there be an explanation on just why they're deemed impossible, similarly to how ...
Stardust Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 22 385 02-02-2014, 02:38 PM
    Thread: Holidays in OA
Post: Holidays in OA

Seems appropriate for this time of year, but what major holidays would you think the average citizen would celebrate? I'd think the anniversary of the Apollo landings would be pretty big, especially c...
Stardust General Setting Discussion 11 127 12-26-2013, 04:21 PM
    Thread: Limners
Post: RE: Limners

(12-08-2013, 12:17 PM)Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: (12-08-2013, 04:01 AM)Stardust Wrote: I'm not sure if this belongs here, (and I think the system ate my post the first time I made this thread), but are ...
Stardust Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 6 92 12-09-2013, 09:06 AM
    Thread: Limners
Post: RE: Limners

Thanks, Steve. Sorry for the double post, I didn't realize until after I posted the thread again that they had to be approved first. I look forward to see what you have planned for the Limners.
Stardust Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 6 92 12-08-2013, 06:33 AM
    Thread: Limners
Post: Limners

I'm not sure if this belongs here, (and I think the system ate my post the first time I made this thread), but are there any plans to include artwork showing the Limners? They're the only xenosophonts...
Stardust Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 6 92 12-08-2013, 04:01 AM