[LMB] Discoveries

Damien Sullivan phoenix at mindstalk.net
Tue Oct 9 01:19:50 BST 2018


On Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 03:17:03PM +0000, WILLIAM A WENRICH wrote:
> In reading SF, there are many scientific discoveries or inventions
> that stand out as game changers. The Vorkoverse contains several.

> I’ve been thinking of another one, a heat diode or Maxwells’ daemon if
> you prefer. Certainly it would make refrigeration easier but it would

Refrigeration and air conditioning have already been major game
changers, of course.  I doubt making them cheaper would have a huge
impact at this point, compared to having them at all.

-xx- Damien X-) 


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