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Relativistic Travel

Since I like to play in a happy wishful thinking little imaginary universe where an FTL drive becomes available in the relatively near future(at least sometime somewhat familiar and comprehensible), I tend not to use relativistic travel much in my … Continue reading

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Warp Drive Physics

As you might figure from the title, this is a little post detailing the nature of faster than light travel in my own little imaginary universe. When it comes to the details of how a warp drive works… well I’ve … Continue reading

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Developing A Workflow – Part II: The Star

I’ve been working on a system for randomly assigning classifications to stars with something like real-world distributions. I haven’t quite got it right yet. So I’ll just pick something out based on my current obsessions. Yaccatrice will orbit an M-class … Continue reading

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Gravitas Dei

What we have here are some thoughts on the variation of human morphology with varying gravitational environments, folks. Continue reading

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A Few More Formulae

Here are just a few little things I want to remember for later. This is as much for my own purposes as anyone else’s. Just thought I’d put it out there. Solar Day 1/p’ = 1/p – 1/P Where P … Continue reading

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Determining Temperatures — first draft

A draft of a chapter in a conworlding webbook I am currently working on. Continue reading

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Deathstar

More development of the celestial mechanics of Kazh. Continue reading

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Habitable Worlds for Man

Once again, Daistallia’s World Building/Non-linguistic Resources thread over at the zompist board has come to the rescue. Apparently, the nice folks at Rand have decided to freely distribute Stephen H. Dole’s seminal Habitable Planets for Man as a pdf. This … Continue reading

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Planetary Demolition Derby

Ever since taking part in this thread, I’ve been concerned about the influence of the Kozai Mechanism on the formation and retention of habitable planets in multiple star systems. All of that variation in eccentricity(0.9!!!) can’t be conducive to life. … Continue reading

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An Explosion of Equations(Orbital Edition)

Okay, so here is where I start hitting you with equations. There won’t be any requirement to derive these from basic principles(although, sometimes, that’s how I came up with them), so if you have a good calculator you can just … Continue reading

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