Re: Dyson shell redux

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Fri Mar 16 2001 - 22:30:23 MST

"Robert J. Bradbury" wrote:

> Perhaps I thought that materials requirements would be too high for
> fibers and/or perhaps I thought you would need the satellites to
> be "independent" to allow them to make orbital adjustments to
> compensate for specific forces that would impact them (from
> coronal mass ejections for example).

The force on the nodes and connecting fibers from CMEs is
verrry tiny, negligible with respect to the force due to light
pressure. If I can get off my lazy ass, Ill calc this out. spike

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