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Q&A How efficient can a Dyson sphere be?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by HDE 226868‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by celtschk‭

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Q&A Could a galaxy of Nicoll-Dyson beams hit a single target?

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by RandySavage‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by RandySavage‭

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Q&A What is the best form of powered vehicular flight within a McKendree habitat?

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by rek‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by rek‭

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Q&A Where to place an artificial oceanic island?

1 answer  ·  posted over 2 years ago by SilverCookies‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by SilverCookies‭

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Q&A Roughly how long could an 'Oumuamua type object get?

2 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Slarty‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by Slarty‭

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Q&A Maximum Size Limit for a Wooden-and-Bamboo Neo-Ziggurat

3 answers  ·  posted over 2 years ago by JohnWDailey‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by JohnWDailey‭

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Q&A How to mine a star?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by Haem‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by Haem‭

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Q&A Hurricane-force winds or gentle breezes in an O'Neill Cylinder?

3 answers  ·  posted almost 3 years ago by David‭  ·  last activity almost 3 years ago by David‭

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Q&A Life on the Broken Ring - an issue of size

4 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by Ash‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Ash‭

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Q&A Building a planet with a primordial black hole core

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Althaen‭  ·  last activity over 3 years ago by Althaen‭

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Q&A What would the climate of a planetwide city be like?

5 answers  ·  posted over 3 years ago by V. Red‭  ·  last activity over 3 years ago by V. Red‭

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Q&A Prevailing winds on a rotating space habitat

4 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Mike Nichols‭  ·  last activity over 3 years ago by Mike Nichols‭

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Q&A How would gravity affect a structure that completely encircled the earth

6 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by crZyhamSter‭  ·  last activity over 3 years ago by crZyhamSter‭

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Q&A What to do with all the heat in a Dyson Sphere?

10 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by dot_Sp0T‭  ·  last activity over 3 years ago by dot_Sp0T‭

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Q&A Hot rods into space!

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by Green‭  ·  last activity almost 4 years ago by Green‭

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Q&A Creating a Matryoshka Shell World: Sectioning

1 answer  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by GuidingOlive‭  ·  last activity almost 4 years ago by GuidingOlive‭

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Q&A Creating a Matryoshka Shell world: temperature regulation

4 answers  ·  posted almost 4 years ago by GuidingOlive‭  ·  last activity almost 4 years ago by GuidingOlive‭

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Q&A A self-eclipsing orbital ring

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Mike Nichols‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Mike Nichols‭

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Q&A O'Neill/McKendree Looping River

7 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by rek‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by rek‭

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Q&A Would there be gravity on the plates of a Dyson swarm?

3 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Richard‭  ·  last activity over 4 years ago by Richard‭

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Q&A Has realistic climate modelling been done for inverted Dyson spheres or similar?

2 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by nordmarj‭  ·  last activity over 4 years ago by nordmarj‭

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Q&A Artificial water planet and shell world combo

2 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Len‭  ·  last activity over 4 years ago by Len‭

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Q&A Environmental/meteorological effects of a superstructure

3 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by Peaches‭  ·  last activity over 4 years ago by Peaches‭

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Q&A Are there any benefits to a large body of water in a space habitat?

9 answers  ·  posted over 4 years ago by rek‭  ·  last activity over 4 years ago by rek‭

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Q&A Can Cloud Nine be built?

10 answers  ·  posted over 6 years ago by Samuel‭  ·  last activity over 4 years ago by Samuel‭

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Q&A How long would it take a civilization to see and understand a Dyson ring?

1 answer  ·  posted over 4 years ago by SpaceMouse‭  ·  last activity over 4 years ago by SpaceMouse‭

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Q&A Can you protect a Space Elevator from Space Junk?

12 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Renzler‭  ·  last activity almost 5 years ago by Renzler‭

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Q&A Hiding a subterranean alien megastructure

10 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by Z.Schroeder‭  ·  last activity almost 5 years ago by Z.Schroeder‭

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Q&A How do 21st century C.E. submersibles enter an underwater dome swiftly and safely?

6 answers  ·  posted almost 5 years ago by user6760‭  ·  last activity almost 5 years ago by user6760‭

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Q&A Neutron star mining?

3 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Logan R. Kearsley‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by Logan R. Kearsley‭

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Q&A Stellar Compression in Dyson Sphere

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by TheNewGuy‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by TheNewGuy‭

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Q&A Creating a viable/stable Alderson disk

1 answer  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Amon‭  ·  last activity over 5 years ago by Amon‭

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Q&A Stable ringworld interactivity with other solar system objects

2 answers  ·  posted over 5 years ago by Ross‭  ·  last activity over 5 years ago by Ross‭

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