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    Thread: Ross 614 repeated text
Post: Ross 614 repeated text

I was reading through the Ross 614 (https://orionsarm.com/eg-article/4ba1f99323bf1) article and noticed an odd bit of repeated text. Quote: -- This system is currently being converted into twi...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 1 22 11-06-2022, 07:14 AM
    Thread: Addition to Terraforming
Post: RE: Addition to Terraforming

Thanks for the replies. To give some numbers for my idea: Europa (using it as an example) has a mean surface temperature of -171 C. This would presumably increase going down from the surface, thank...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 10 87 09-22-2022, 07:14 PM
    Thread: Addition to Terraforming
Post: Addition to Terraforming

This is an idea I had that could be added to the Terraforming (https://orionsarm.com/eg-article/4851e16f514d0)article. Basically, it's centred on the fact that Europan Type Worlds (https://orionsarm....
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 10 87 09-21-2022, 07:21 PM
    Thread: Ederworld variant idea
Post: RE: Ederworld variant idea

stevebowers Wrote: (09-19-2022, 10:57 PM) -- The other thing that worries me about Ederworlds in general is that they could spontaneously collapse because of random surface ripples and inversions. If...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 8 56 09-20-2022, 08:30 PM
    Thread: Ederworld variant idea
Post: RE: Ederworld variant idea

Drashner1 Wrote: (09-18-2022, 01:45 AM) -- I don't have the math know how to compute this, but the thought that comes to mind is that if you are adding enough H2 to generate metallic H2 (even if just...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 8 56 09-19-2022, 07:47 PM
    Thread: Ederworld variant idea
Post: Ederworld variant idea

https://orionsarm.com/im_store/med_edercrosssection.png I was reading the Ederworlds (https://orionsarm.com/eg-article/48472f9d56859) page and I noticed that this design has only gas (usually hydroge...
Tardigrada Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 8 56 09-17-2022, 04:22 PM
    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 15 207 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 37 541 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 37 541 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 18 266 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 37 541 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 37 541 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 37 541 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 37 541 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 18 266 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 37 541 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 9,834 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 8 166 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 18 266 03-27-2021, 10:43 AM