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    Thread: Nasa can't send humans to Mars until it gets the food right
Post: RE: Nasa can't send humans to Mars until it gets t...

No, NASA can't send humans to Mars because it doesn't have the money. That's it really, their budget is so small and so tied up in useless projects (SLS I'm looking at you), that they can't possibly ...
Dalex Real Life But OA Relevant 29 24,625 03-27-2018, 10:58 PM
    Thread: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Climate Change
Post: RE: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Clim...

(04-03-2016, 07:45 AM)Drashner1 Wrote: And of course what Terragen civ might have done about it may eventually get a mention or three:) Genetically engineered rice/other crops that can thrive in sal...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 123 1,081 04-03-2016, 03:50 PM
    Thread: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Climate Change
Post: RE: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Clim...

(04-03-2016, 01:25 AM)Drashner1 Wrote: Would this work as a map to work from, or does anyone have one they think works better/is more accurate? I know this map, its one of the better ones to be sure...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 123 1,081 04-03-2016, 06:07 AM
    Thread: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Climate Change
Post: RE: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Clim...

(03-28-2016, 10:00 PM)m.ellis Wrote: Also, a thousand years ago it was so warm in Europe that England had vineyards and the French wine makers were complaining about competition from English wines. ...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 123 1,081 03-28-2016, 11:46 PM
    Thread: Galactic Ark - 1st Draft
Post: RE: Galactic Ark - 1st Draft

(03-22-2016, 01:42 PM)Paiyaku Wrote: Speed: 2,996,794,533 Meters per secondAre you sure about that speed? Because speed of light is 299 792 458 m/s.
Dalex Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 31 291 03-22-2016, 04:05 PM
    Thread: <EG> Muuh Factvella
Post: RE: <EG> Muuh Factvella

Suggested edits Quote: They are among the most influential Muuh contributions to Terragen and other xenosophont cultures, and are known an popular in large portion of the Terragen Sphere. Quote:Howe...
Dalex Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 24 329 03-17-2016, 01:44 AM
    Thread: Subnautica (PC game)
Post: RE: Subnautica (PC game)

I myself have been following that game and now its on sale. Time to use that sweet disposable income.
Dalex Books, Games, Movies, and TV 1 3,965 03-16-2016, 05:01 AM
    Thread: Daily Lives of the Archailects (Or, Sex, Drugs and Spacetime Engineering)
Post: RE: Daily Lives of the Archailects (Or, Sex, Drugs...

(03-14-2016, 04:44 AM)Bear Wrote: But there's no reason for it to be a point of conflict as far as their truck-dealer owner is concerned.Unless he kills your goldfish :@
Dalex General Setting Discussion 11 212 03-14-2016, 05:55 AM
    Thread: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Ideas & Proposals
Post: RE: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Idea...

Regarding the last point. We could rank individual history entries in EG based on how "sure" encyclopedians are about them. This could be as easy as adding few letters in title or one line in the act...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 165 3,116 03-13-2016, 06:27 PM
    Thread: On The Great Arks of GAIA (or, "Get Off My Planet, Jerks!")
Post: RE: On The Great Arks of GAIA (or, "Get Off My Pla...

(03-10-2016, 04:58 AM)Rynn Wrote: In any case another thought that comes to mind RE early interstellar arks: exactly how many people they can hold. Taking an average human to be 75kg in weight lets ...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 21 260 03-10-2016, 07:12 AM
    Thread: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Ideas & Proposals
Post: RE: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Idea...

Future of Americas: Transcontinental Union During the 21st century individual states of USA started to form pacts and alliances along social, ideological and ecological line. This allowed them to put...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 165 3,116 03-06-2016, 08:10 PM
    Thread: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Ideas & Proposals
Post: RE: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Idea...

My proposition: Broken BrICs We all know the term BrazilRussiaIndiaChinaSouthAfrika, countries on the rise and everything. But all of them have massive issues. Enough to break them completely? We oft...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 165 3,116 03-06-2016, 08:23 AM
    Thread: A Country Divided (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Secede from the Union)
Post: RE: A Country Divided (Or, How I Learned to Stop W...

(02-24-2016, 01:48 AM)Matterplay1 Wrote: Limited time at my end, but one quick comment: we need to think more carefully about the existing trend: from past decisions and even more so from current di...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 73 681 02-24-2016, 04:58 AM
    Thread: Interplanetary Age Africa
Post: RE: Interplanetary Age Africa

If there is a reform in the Islam it is reform towards increased fundamentalism. Almost all muslim countries have become more fundamentalist in past 40 years, one of most important muslim countries tu...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 24 168 02-23-2016, 11:51 PM
    Thread: Interplanetary Age Africa
Post: RE: Interplanetary Age Africa

(02-23-2016, 10:23 PM)Rynn Wrote: Only a hundred or so years geopolitics in the region was dominated by various empires (one of them Arab). And the situation is almost same today, Spain and Britain ...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 24 168 02-23-2016, 10:34 PM
    Thread: Interplanetary Age Africa
Post: RE: Interplanetary Age Africa

Europe and North Africa or even Near east becoming one nation is incredibly unlikely and bordering on ridiculous. Our cultures are radically different hell even EU is looking like breaking apart right...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 24 168 02-23-2016, 10:01 PM
    Thread: Every Country Divided (or "nation states are so last millennium")
Post: RE: Every Country Divided (or "nation states are s...

Last part about cryptocurrencies makes little sense. Even in real life governments managed to tackle this problem very quickly. In fact, given bit and other coins volatility, it was never a problem in...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 14 212 02-23-2016, 02:42 AM
    Thread: A Country Divided (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Secede from the Union)
Post: RE: A Country Divided (Or, How I Learned to Stop W...

I have a suggestion. I think we should rewrite all secession entries, names like New Confederacy are loaded, circumstances of secession are strange, articles are barebones and we should try new stuff ...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 73 681 02-23-2016, 12:03 AM
    Thread: Refugee Generators in the 2nd Century AT
Post: RE: Refugee Generators in the 2nd Century AT

(02-19-2016, 04:56 AM)Drashner1 Wrote: Perhaps I've missed this bit, in which case please point me at the relevant post, but... I'm still not seeing any reasons being provided for why or how Siberi...
Dalex General Setting Discussion 17 126 02-19-2016, 05:23 AM
    Thread: <EG> Muuh Factvella
Post: RE: <EG> Muuh Factvella

Bump...
Dalex Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 24 329 02-14-2016, 08:25 AM