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    Thread: Find your own micrometeorites
Post: Find your own micrometeorites

All you need is a few filters, some plastic bags and a powerful magnet and a roof to search https://www.facebook.com/micrometeorites/
tmazanec1 General Off-topic Discussion 0 13 5 hours ago
    Thread: New FTL concept
Post: New FTL concept

Does not need exotic matter! https://thedebrief.org/theoretical-lentz...a-reality/
tmazanec1 Real Life But OA Relevant 0 23 Today, 05:01 AM
    Thread: Hypertalls
Post: RE: Hypertalls

How about the kind of skyscrapers we build now? I think the record is 1 km (under construction). My late architect uncle said we would never get more than a mile because the ground would give away. Wa...
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 7 61 06-20-2021, 08:15 PM
    Thread: Hypertalls
Post: Hypertalls

What is the tallest inhabitable skyscraper on an Earth like planet?
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 7 61 06-20-2021, 09:59 AM
    Thread: Typos
Post: RE: Typos

https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/5dd6adf1c0fa1 Luhman 16 entry Distance is 6.516 not 16.516 ly.
tmazanec1 Website and Content Issues 445 3,887 06-20-2021, 01:03 AM
    Thread: Marshall T. Savage's Dyson Structure
Post: RE: Marshall T. Savage's Dyson Structure

Of course, not all the elements of Mercury would be appropriate for solar collectors, and Savage doesn't have antimatter making or transmutation until the Dyson Sphere is complete.
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 18 211 06-20-2021, 12:22 AM
    Thread: Marshall T. Savage's Dyson Structure
Post: RE: Marshall T. Savage's Dyson Structure

How long would it take to "eat" Mercury from the first bit to the last?
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 18 211 06-18-2021, 05:16 AM
    Thread: Marshall T. Savage's Dyson Structure
Post: RE: Marshall T. Savage's Dyson Structure

Marshall suggests disassembling Mercury to provide the materials. Does OA ever dismantle Mercury sized (or larger) planets for building materials? If so, how do they handle the internal heat? How long...
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 18 211 06-17-2021, 02:06 AM
    Thread: Marshall T. Savage's Dyson Structure
Post: Marshall T. Savage's Dyson Structure

https://www.amazon.com/Millennial-Projec...852&sr=8-1 pages 296-301 Dyson's Sphere Fig. 6.3 Solar collectors Huge solar power collectors will float above the sun, supported by the pressure of sunl...
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 18 211 06-16-2021, 01:23 AM
    Thread: A visualization of galactic settlement
Post: A visualization of galactic settlement

https://www.centauri-dreams.org/2021/06/...ettlement/ VERY conservative assumptions fill the galaxy in 1 Eon.
tmazanec1 Real Life But OA Relevant 6 106 06-15-2021, 02:44 AM
    Thread: Bad news for Planck Scale wormholes
Post: RE: Bad news for Planck Scale wormholes

Well, here is a positive article on wormholes: Wormhole Tunnels in Spacetime May Be Possible, New Research Suggests https://www.scientificamerican.com/artic...-suggests/
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 11 245 05-23-2021, 12:25 AM
    Thread: Radio telepathy control of animals
Post: Radio telepathy control of animals

Read this is a scifi story somewhere. Might already be in OAUP. A transceiver is implanted in your skull, connected to your brain. Another one is done the same with an animal. Some kind of filter to "...
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 3 54 05-02-2021, 07:20 AM
    Thread: How a couple Anglic Languages could evolve
Post: RE: How a couple Anglic Languages could evolve

Correction...Riddley Walker. I am a mediocre speller and an atrocious typist.
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 12 281 04-23-2021, 12:10 AM
    Thread: How a couple Anglic Languages could evolve
Post: RE: How a couple Anglic Languages could evolve

You might like to try reading the novels A Clockwork Orange and Ridley Walker, which are written in their respective authors' versions of a future dialect of English, to get an idea of early versions ...
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 12 281 04-21-2021, 08:52 PM
    Thread: Realistic fantasy creatures
Post: Realistic fantasy creatures

The April 2021 Scientific American has an article on biologically realistic fantasy creatures such as dragons, angels and pegasi. Most look like something evolved from pterodactyls.
tmazanec1 Real Life But OA Relevant 3 582 03-25-2021, 07:10 AM
    Thread: Bad news for Planck Scale wormholes
Post: RE: Bad news for Planck Scale wormholes

That is a relief!
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 11 245 03-16-2021, 12:07 AM
    Thread: Traversable wormholes
Post: Traversable wormholes

Traversable Wormholes in Einstein-Dirac-Maxwell Theory https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10...126.101102 We construct a specific example of a class of traversable wormholes in Einstein-Dirac-Maxw...
tmazanec1 Real Life But OA Relevant 0 272 03-10-2021, 08:36 AM
    Thread: Attainable FTL?
Post: Attainable FTL?

Breaking the warp barrier: hyper-fast solitons in Einstein–Maxwell-plasma theory Solitons in space-time capable of transporting time-like observers at superluminal speeds have long been tied to viola...
tmazanec1 Real Life But OA Relevant 0 293 03-10-2021, 07:23 AM
    Thread: Radiation catalyst
Post: RE: Radiation catalyst

If you could reverse the effect it could help you study things like the properties of tennessine, or be used as a nuclear defense shield.
tmazanec1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 10 130 03-10-2021, 12:45 AM
    Thread: Radiation catalyst
Post: Radiation catalyst

I don't know of a better name for this concept. A clarketech device that alters the nature of nuclear physics such that radioactive decay of an isotope in the area of effect occurs many orders of magn...
tmazanec1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 10 130 03-10-2021, 12:08 AM