[LMB] Centrifugal gravity, was Re: Cordelia's College sport

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 23:17:49 BST 2021


The technology to cross the American continent had existed since the
Classical Roman era.  The technology to cross space...

Do not confuse technology being commonplace with its being low-tech.  Our
modern computers are higher-tech than they've ever been, requiring an
immense mining, refining, and manufacturing base to make and an extensive
power grid to use.  They would not long survive even a minor disruption of
society.

What has happened on Earth will likely never happen in space.  Don't even
get me started on the idea that increasing funding is all that's needed for
a technological breakthrough.

Matt G.


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