Common Space Myths Debunked By Astronaut Chris Hadfield

Space is a mystery and a fascination to most of us. We read so much information about living in space and the effects that space can have on the human body that we do not always know what to believe. In the video below, retired astronaut Chris Hadfield debunks common space myths and answers the […]

Starlifting

What is Starlifting? Removing material from a star for industrial use or for stellar husbandry. The energy required for this process comes from the star itself, either directly from its luminosity or from fusion or matter conversion of the lifted material. Starlifting is the process of removing matter from stars, and in this episode Isaac […]

The Ethical Implications Of Creating Self-replicating Spacecraft

This article explores The ethical implications of creating self-replicating spacecraft: Examining the risks and benefits. Find out more about The ethical implications of creating self-replicating spacecraft. In the vast expanse of the cosmos, humanity has long harbored dreams of exploring and colonizing distant worlds. To turn these visions into reality, scientists and engineers have constantly […]

The Potential Of Von Neumann Self-replicating Spacecraft

This article explores: Von Neumann machines: The potential of self-replicating spacecraft for space colonization. Find out more about The potential of Von Neumann self-replicating spacecraft. In the quest for space exploration and colonization, self-replicating spacecraft, also known as Von Neumann machines, have been proposed as a potential solution to a range of challenges. These machines […]

The Kardashev Scale

What is the Kardashev scale? The scale was originally designed in 1964 by the Russian astrophysicist Nikolai Kardashev. He was looking for signs of extraterrestrial life within cosmic signals. The Kardashev scale has 3 base classes, each with an energy disposal level: Type I (10¹⁶W), Type II (10²⁶W), and Type III (10³⁶W). Other astronomers have […]

Post Scarcity Civilisations

Post Scarcity Civilisations If resources were unlimited, everything would be free. Cars would be free just as gumballs would be free. And because everything is free, then NOTHING would have value. There would be no prices. Just “stuff.” What Is A Post Scarcity Society? “Post Scarcity” is basically a utopian ideal of economists. It means […]

Building Bernal Spheres with Robotics

Benefits Of A Bernal Sphere

Building Bernal Spheres in space: The role of robotics and autonomous construction. Find out more about Building Bernal spheres with robotics and autonomous construction.