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    Thread: Interstellar Exploration - rewrite
Post: RE: Interstellar Exploration - rewrite

Something I'd add regarding this paragraph: "From the earliest days of interplanetary history through the First Federation period, interstellar travel was still a challenging, expensive, and risky ...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 15 198 07-12-2021, 09:30 AM
    Thread: Fiber Habitat
Post: RE: Fiber Habitat

Looking at the last paragraph of the Fiber Habs (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/60525c7b88e49) page: A sphere this size has a volume of 21,971,669,064,430 km^3. For comparison, a fiber hab th...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 16 262 07-05-2021, 09:39 PM
    Thread: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion
Post: RE: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion

Late reply, but thanks for all the help!
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 37 538 06-29-2021, 08:47 AM
    Thread: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion
Post: RE: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion

Drashner1 Wrote: (06-23-2021, 11:14 PM) -- Based on our last conversation, here is a suggested draft. Note the bolded text in the section on aerobraking, where I've tweaked the wording to account for...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 37 538 06-24-2021, 02:27 PM
    Thread: Supramundane planets supported by gas pressure
Post: RE: Supramundane planets supported by gas pressure

Thanks for the updates! Though I have one minor issue with the Purcell article: "In 9008 a second, deeper shell was constructed under the first; this layer has an atmospheric pressure much greater ...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 18 263 06-23-2021, 07:27 PM
    Thread: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion
Post: RE: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion

Drashner1 Wrote: (06-12-2021, 11:32 PM) -- Finally got a chance to sit down and read thru this latest draft. On general principles, this is very well done. There are only very minor wording tweaks...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 37 538 06-16-2021, 08:59 AM
    Thread: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion
Post: RE: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion

Here's the draft for the article itself: ---- [image title]Plasma magnets can create large-scale magnetic fields, useful in various applications https://www.centauri-dreams.org/wp-content/uploads...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 37 538 05-28-2021, 09:35 AM
    Thread: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion
Post: RE: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-23-2021, 12:27 PM) -- Tardigrada Wrote: (05-22-2021, 10:30 PM) -- Tardigrada Wrote: (12-29-2020, 11:03 AM) -- The plasma magnet is a type of technology capable of creating larg...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 37 538 05-27-2021, 09:16 PM
    Thread: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion
Post: RE: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-17-2021, 12:49 PM) -- Suggested wordsmithing and feedback below... Tardigrada Wrote: (12-29-2020, 11:03 AM) -- The plasma magnet is a type of technology capable of creating l...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 37 538 05-22-2021, 10:30 PM
    Thread: Supramundane planets supported by gas pressure
Post: RE: Supramundane planets supported by gas pressure

It's been a month and a half, so I'll give this thread a bump. Any feedback on my suggested edits?
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 18 263 05-15-2021, 11:44 AM
    Thread: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion
Post: RE: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion

Drashner1 Wrote: (03-07-2021, 12:08 AM) -- Nothing in terms of the content. In terms of wordsmithing - I have a couple of other OA related things on my plate for this weekend, but could probably ...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 37 538 05-15-2021, 11:43 AM
    Thread: The Last Pandemic In Human History
Post: RE: The Last Pandemic In Human History

COVID-19 is still an ongoing pandemic, so it's too early to make a judgement like this.
Tardigrada Real Life But OA Relevant 16 6,145 05-09-2021, 03:45 PM
    Thread: Pneumatically Supported Structures
Post: RE: Pneumatically Supported Structures

Looks good to me. My only suggestions are to add some relevant links: Helium: https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/466ca69f5f762 Ederspheres: https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/48472f9d56859 MP...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 8 165 03-28-2021, 01:13 PM
    Thread: Supramundane planets supported by gas pressure
Post: RE: Supramundane planets supported by gas pressure

Here's my suggested edits: For the Bubblehabs (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/4f181b2caeccf) page: Quote: -- Artificial planetary surface Depending on local climatic conditions, it i...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 18 263 03-27-2021, 10:43 AM
    Thread: Supramundane planets supported by gas pressure
Post: RE: Supramundane planets supported by gas pressure

stevebowers Wrote: (03-06-2021, 08:17 PM) -- Thanks! As the writeup for Blanchard shows, I've considered this idea as well in the past. Birch had the idea that a continuous layer of bubblehabs cou...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 18 263 03-07-2021, 02:13 PM
    Thread: Supramundane planets supported by gas pressure
Post: Supramundane planets supported by gas pressure

This is an idea that received a brief mention in Paul Birch's paper on terraforming Venus (https://www.orionsarm.com/fm_store/TerraformingVenusQuickly.pdf) (section 8.1 "An Artificial Planetary Surfac...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 18 263 03-06-2021, 07:27 PM
    Thread: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion
Post: RE: Plasma Magnet Drive suggestion

It's been a while since the last post, so I'll bump this thread. Does anyone have any more feedback on my proposed edits (https://www.orionsarm.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=4928&pid=60049#pid60049)?
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 37 538 03-06-2021, 07:04 PM
    Thread: Plurals in page names
Post: RE: Plurals in page names

Drashner1 Wrote: (02-17-2021, 01:52 PM) -- Looking at the article list and considering the context of most of these articles, it looks like it would be easiest to tweak articles that are plural to be...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 4 58 02-17-2021, 03:16 PM
    Thread: Plurals in page names
Post: RE: Plurals in page names

Drashner1 Wrote: (02-13-2021, 12:57 PM) -- Tardigrada Wrote: (02-13-2021, 09:22 AM) -- While reading the Surface-To-Orbit Transport (https://orionsarm.com/eg-topic/45bbf369ad506) page, I noticed tha...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 4 58 02-13-2021, 02:02 PM
    Thread: Plurals in page names
Post: Plurals in page names

While reading the Surface-To-Orbit Transport (https://orionsarm.com/eg-topic/45bbf369ad506) page, I noticed that some of the pages have singular names (e.g. Beanstalk (https://orionsarm.com/eg-article...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 4 58 02-13-2021, 09:22 AM