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    Thread: Money in OA 10600 AT
Post: Money in OA 10600 AT

A hundred centuries ago we did barter. Since then we have gone through gold/silver, paper money backed by gold/silver, checks, credit cards fiat currency, EFT and maybe cryptocurrency. What will the ...
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 12 203 11-28-2021, 02:23 AM
    Thread: Evaluating the Microbial Habitability of Rogue Planets and Proposing Speculative Scen
Post: Evaluating the Microbial Habitability of Rogue Pla...

https://www.mdpi.com/2075-1729/11/8/833/htm Abstract There are two types of rogue planets, sub-brown dwarfs and “rocky” rogue planets. Sub-brown dwarfs are unlikely to be habitable or even host ...
tmazanec1 Real Life But OA Relevant 0 557 08-25-2021, 09:44 PM
    Thread: Double gravitational layer traversable wormholes in hybrid metric-Palatini gravity
Post: Double gravitational layer traversable wormholes i...

https://arxiv.org/abs/2107.14225 João Luís Rosa (https://arxiv.org/search/gr-qc?searchtype=author&query=Rosa%2C+J+L) Quote: -- In this work, we explore the existence of traversable wormhole sol...
tmazanec1 Real Life But OA Relevant 1 860 08-25-2021, 09:40 PM
    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/ (https://www.facebook.com/micrometeorites/)
tmazanec1 General Off-topic Discussion 0 867 06-22-2021, 12:25 PM
    Thread: New FTL concept
Post: New FTL concept

Does not need exotic matter! https://thedebrief.org/theoretical-lentz-drive-could-make-star-trek-warp-technology-a-reality/ (https://thedebrief.org/theoretical-lentz-drive-could-make-star-trek-warp-t...
tmazanec1 Real Life But OA Relevant 0 668 06-22-2021, 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 13 210 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 13 210 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 497 4,632 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 18 236 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 18 236 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 18 236 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-Project-Colonizing-Galaxy-Eight/dp/0316771651/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=marshall+t+savage&qid=1623769852&sr=8-1 (https://www.amazon.com/Millennial-Project-Colonizi...
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 18 236 06-16-2021, 01:23 AM
    Thread: A visualization of galactic settlement
Post: A visualization of galactic settlement

https://www.centauri-dreams.org/2021/06/14/a-visualization-of-galactic-settlement/ (https://www.centauri-dreams.org/2021/06/14/a-visualization-of-galactic-settlement/) VERY conservative assumptions...
tmazanec1 Real Life But OA Relevant 6 2,361 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/article/wormhole-tunnels-in-spacetime-may-be-po...
tmazanec1 General Setting Discussion 11 262 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 12 294 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 12 294 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 1,778 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 11 262 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/10.1103/PhysRevLett.126.101102 (https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.126.101102) W...
tmazanec1 Real Life But OA Relevant 0 789 03-10-2021, 08:36 AM