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    Thread: Whats your favorite kind of Modosophonts?
Post: RE: Whats your favorite kind of Modosophonts?

My (very very biased) answer: Gigantes Others I really like: - Clade Cyborn - Soon-Eh - Imtonasi - Echir {n} - Hectonitheres - R'Foxxaans - Fractaroni Spaghetti Worms
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 15 288 11-27-2021, 12:25 AM
    Thread: The "Once And For All"
Post: RE: The "Once And For All"

"the comparison of the OAFA to the Leo Hyperobject 1 - If LH1 is what we've discussed it being - a huge number of nested shells supported by mass streams, such as has been described in one of papers (...
omega_tyrant Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 28 366 10-21-2021, 06:53 AM
    Thread: S:3 Thought Speed (sans wormholes)
Post: RE: S:3 Thought Speed (sans wormholes)

"high transaps and archai are said to operate more as some kind of group or hive mind - possibly in ways we can't fully understand - such that for a lot of things some sub-part of their mind handles t...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 15 176 08-03-2021, 01:09 PM
    Thread: S:3 Thought Speed (sans wormholes)
Post: S:3 Thought Speed (sans wormholes)

Something I've been pondering about the setting lately... If I understand correctly, S:3 Transaps need to make use of internal wormholes in their "body" if they want to achieve anything close to info...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 15 176 08-02-2021, 01:08 PM
    Thread: Future of the Terragen Sphere and HEEC mergers
Post: RE: Future of the Terragen Sphere and HEEC mergers

(05-23-2021, 09:52 AM)Not Applicable Wrote: (05-23-2021, 05:24 AM)Vitto Wrote: I guess that all can happen. The thing that scary me is the fact that almost all the HEEC civilizations in the galaxy...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 11 203 05-24-2021, 02:32 AM
    Thread: Propulsion Performance Statistics (Amat)
Post: RE: Propulsion Performance Statistics (Amat)

(04-24-2021, 02:18 PM)Drashner1 Wrote: (04-24-2021, 12:33 PM)omega_tyrant Wrote: https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/49f6ffc730720 On the bottom chart explaining the different cruise speeds and ...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 4 63 04-25-2021, 06:59 AM
    Thread: Propulsion Performance Statistics (Amat)
Post: Propulsion Performance Statistics (Amat)

https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/49f6ffc730720 On the bottom chart explaining the different cruise speeds and max speeds, in the first row (Various Low S) it mentions in the notes the Antimatter ...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 4 63 04-24-2021, 12:33 PM
    Thread: Bad news for Planck Scale wormholes
Post: RE: Bad news for Planck Scale wormholes

Fascinating…..I am always intrigued when something we have so strongly theorized about for years turns out to be false (or at the very least, more elusive than we expected.) I don't know what would ...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 11 255 02-25-2021, 11:38 AM
    Thread: Wormhole Travel Question
Post: RE: Wormhole Travel Question

(12-18-2020, 04:22 AM)Tachyon Wrote: 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 literatu...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 7 114 12-18-2020, 04:28 AM
    Thread: Wormhole Travel Question
Post: Wormhole Travel Question

I'm listening to John Michael Godier's Podcast, and he has Juan Maldacena on today. They are talking about traversable wormholes, and one thing that stuck out at me was the idea that if you travel th...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 7 114 12-11-2020, 07:30 AM
    Thread: OAUP Focus for 2021
Post: RE: OAUP Focus for 2021

I find writing about virches to be like writing about Transpaients and Xeno civs. It's easy to imagine the idea of these things in a "big picture" sense…but writing about the specific details of thos...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 89 1,190 11-17-2020, 03:18 AM
    Thread: Reversible Computing
Post: Reversible Computing

Here's the Wiki Article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reversible_computing Based on my obvious non-expert interpretation, computing as we know it uses irreversible operations, where a small bit of ...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 1 33 11-10-2020, 12:39 PM
    Thread: OAUP Focus for 2021
Post: RE: OAUP Focus for 2021

I second Todd's suggestion of filling in the gaps in the First Federation period.
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 89 1,190 10-06-2020, 07:03 AM
    Thread: Cyborn, Clade (rewrite)
Post: RE: Cyborn, Clade (rewrite)

(10-05-2020, 12:11 AM)extherian Wrote: Quote:Not trying to derail the thread, but just out of curiosity…..how can two beings with wholly separate bodies be "integrated at the cellular level?" Is the...
omega_tyrant Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 31 238 10-05-2020, 01:30 AM
    Thread: Cyborn, Clade (rewrite)
Post: RE: Cyborn, Clade (rewrite)

(10-04-2020, 08:38 PM)extherian Wrote: (10-04-2020, 08:19 AM)sandcastles Wrote: Could symbionts and similar entities be a part of this? I would think not. Cyborn have seperate biological and cyber...
omega_tyrant Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 31 238 10-04-2020, 10:32 PM
    Thread: Vasculoid Circulatory System Question
Post: Vasculoid Circulatory System Question

With Vasculoid systems that replace standard hu blood cells and hearts, are there any improvements, particularly in the speed and delivery of the respirocytes to various parts of the body, over the st...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 0 36 08-28-2020, 10:58 PM
    Thread: <EG> Jonathan "Trip" Daniels
Post: RE: <EG> Jonathan "Trip" Daniels

(08-18-2020, 07:31 AM)stevebowers Wrote: Well, one possibility is that the bad life extension technology in 175 AT is sufficiently advanced to extend his life to the age of 150, by which time it is ...
omega_tyrant Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 41 475 08-18-2020, 07:42 AM
    Thread: Biological Computing
Post: RE: Biological Computing

I remember reading that the brains of some birds pack their neurons together much more densely than mammal brains. In some cases, it can be as high as a factor of 2. So, a brain with neurons packed t...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 17 170 07-14-2020, 09:26 PM
    Thread: Confusion About Neogenics
Post: RE: Confusion About Neogenics

Awesome. Thanks for the clarification. I was under the impression (not from the EG article, but more from discussions on here in the past) that molecules and coding systems that were naturally evolved...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 4 70 07-11-2020, 10:07 AM
    Thread: Confusion About Neogenics
Post: Confusion About Neogenics

My understanding about Neogenics is that the lifeforms developed from it are not based on any naturally occurring (Terragen or Xeno) biomolecules (so no DNA, etc.) Instead, they are completely novel a...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 4 70 07-11-2020, 08:00 AM