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    Thread: Bulk-Background Gravitational Wave Astronomy and the RIP
Post: RE: Bulk-Background Gravitational Wave Astronomy a...

(2 hours ago)Everything4404 Wrote: Really? I thought gravitons were canonical in OA, mainly because a lot of OA works on the fact that string theory is true. And yea I know ER=EPR doesn't give you ...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 7 48 24 minutes ago
    Thread: Bulk-Background Gravitational Wave Astronomy and the RIP
Post: RE: Bulk-Background Gravitational Wave Astronomy a...

(Today, 01:44 AM)Everything4404 Wrote: Moving on, while thinking about extra-universal gravitons, I realized that you could in principle detect gravitons from other branes/universes. This immediatel...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 7 48 9 hours ago
    Thread: Bulk-Background Gravitational Wave Astronomy and the RIP
Post: RE: Bulk-Background Gravitational Wave Astronomy a...

(Today, 01:44 AM)Everything4404 Wrote: So, some ideas I had while thinking. Assuming ER=EPR is a thing, then in principle you could do inter-universal travel by making a wormhole entangled with grav...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 7 48 11 hours ago
    Thread: Proof-reading EG
Post: RE: Proof-reading EG

Technically 'femtotech' - meaning a tech equivalent to nanotech but operating on the femtometer scale, was removed from the setting. This was prior to the addition of magmatter, which does technically...
Drashner1 Suggestion Box - OA website 929 994,298 05-06-2021, 10:38 PM
    Thread: EG - Ran (Epsilon Eridani) System
Post: RE: EG - Ran (Epsilon Eridani) System

Now that you mention it, another option would be that the arkships selected people who were thought to have useful skills for a colony. Certainly there would be a huge pool of people to choose from po...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 281 05-06-2021, 01:42 PM
    Thread: EG - Ran (Epsilon Eridani) System
Post: RE: EG - Ran (Epsilon Eridani) System

(05-06-2021, 11:24 AM)The Astronomer Wrote: So, following Danger's pointers, I got ~500,000 for Ran's population and ~200,000 for Nova's, and all other colonies would be even less populous. I got ~1...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 281 05-06-2021, 01:20 PM
    Thread: EG - Ran (Epsilon Eridani) System
Post: RE: EG - Ran (Epsilon Eridani) System

Just to continue porting ideas on this from the Discord, some items I posted in response, plus some additional thoughts: Are the colonists reproducing in the old fashioned way or using artificial wom...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 281 05-06-2021, 03:13 AM
    Thread: Possibly commonplace things in Y11k that could horrify someone from 2021?
Post: RE: Possibly commonplace things in Y11k that could...

(05-05-2021, 01:16 PM)selden Wrote: Another path for reproduction would be in the virtual, where resource limitations are minimal. Many more virtual than embodied people can and do exist in OA Y11K....
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 17 227 05-05-2021, 01:47 PM
    Thread: Possibly commonplace things in Y11k that could horrify someone from 2021?
Post: RE: Possibly commonplace things in Y11k that could...

(05-05-2021, 09:43 AM)Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: (05-04-2021, 12:17 AM)echammond Wrote: - Quote: Mass-sterilization as a means of necessary population control. Even the emptiest of habitats probably hav...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 17 227 05-05-2021, 10:26 AM
    Thread: Possibly commonplace things in Y11k that could horrify someone from 2021?
Post: RE: Possibly commonplace things in Y11k that could...

Some thoughts: a) Re the Amalgamation and the EMP - The key thing with both of them (more explicitly mentioned re the EMP then the A IIRC) is that they do their thing without considering the consent ...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 17 227 05-04-2021, 10:54 PM
    Thread: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4
Post: RE: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4

(05-04-2021, 06:23 PM)Vitto Wrote: Well, we don't have FTL and instead we have wormholes (even after 3 singularities after the first wormholes), the whole Negentropic ideology is based on "fighting"...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 141 1,219 05-04-2021, 10:30 PM
    Thread: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4
Post: RE: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4

(05-04-2021, 01:13 PM)selden Wrote: I’d propose that there will be developments with a range of difficulty at any given S level. Some will be trivially easy, though still impossible for a being at a...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 141 1,219 05-04-2021, 10:19 PM
    Thread: Input for book chapter
Post: RE: Input for book chapter

(05-04-2021, 07:35 PM)giulio Wrote: (05-04-2021, 02:55 AM)stevebowers Wrote: The Visser virtual particle loop storm is supposed to form a barrier between wormholes which form CTCs and those that d...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 14 121 05-04-2021, 10:11 PM
    Thread: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4
Post: RE: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4

(05-03-2021, 11:02 PM)Vitto Wrote: Ok, but you can't deny that having a lot of S3 tech around probably jump started their effort a lot. Yes, is an overabused trope, I agree. Not that this is anyway ...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 141 1,219 05-04-2021, 11:51 AM
    Thread: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4
Post: RE: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4

(05-03-2021, 10:15 PM)selden Wrote: The text of the article that you link to (Gravity Wave Detector…) also appears in its entirety in the “Articles” section of the Astronomy article at https://www.o...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 141 1,219 05-04-2021, 11:40 AM
    Thread: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4
Post: RE: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4

(05-03-2021, 10:15 PM)selden Wrote: The text of the article that you link to (Gravity Wave Detector…) also appears in its entirety in the “Articles” section of the Astronomy article at https://www.o...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 141 1,219 05-03-2021, 10:53 PM
    Thread: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4
Post: RE: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4

(05-03-2021, 09:41 PM)stevebowers Wrote: It's not very easy to find, but there is this article that needs expansion; https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/46f96c4a62839 Er. Ok - Should this go in thi...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 141 1,219 05-03-2021, 10:15 PM
    Thread: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4
Post: RE: Possible Revision of Dates for S2-S4

(05-03-2021, 04:49 AM)Vitto Wrote: Seems good for me. I'd put the creation of Q-mirrors after magmatter and possibly from the reverse engenieering of a specimen found in the TN, 100-150 years later?...
Drashner1 General Setting Discussion 141 1,219 05-03-2021, 10:14 PM
    Thread: Reclamation (OA Novel)
Post: RE: Reclamation (OA Novel)

Not a lot of feedback on this chapter. Just a couple things below: (04-10-2021, 08:50 PM)MacGregor Wrote: Chapter 28: Taro heard the music before he had finished passing through the Kohlstrasse d...
Drashner1 Creative Writing 176 2,088 05-03-2021, 06:44 AM
    Thread: Reclamation (OA Novel)
Post: RE: Reclamation (OA Novel)

Thoughts and feedback below: (04-08-2021, 08:44 PM)MacGregor Wrote: Chapter 27: Dust kicked up by the breaching charges hung in the air. Lieutenant Khanna led the platoon into the Berzeviczy, prec...
Drashner1 Creative Writing 176 2,088 05-03-2021, 06:10 AM