Re: Geometry of Dyson Clouds

From: Robert J. Bradbury (
Date: Sun Mar 18 2001 - 11:29:29 MST

On Sat, 17 Mar 2001, Alex Future Bokov wrote:

> I'm not expecting somebody to actually have the right equation or
> software simulator handy (though of course it would be great if
> somebody did). Any helpful information at all would be appreciated:
> references to books or papers, names of authors, the proper technical
> terms for the question I'm asking, search terms to try, or even the
> name of the subdiscipline/s of math/physics that study these
> questions.

Alex, I think you want to talk to Jeff. I gave him access to all the
relevant materials I have yesterday. I think Pokrovskii worked most
of this out, perhaps Suffern as well. As Jeff is going through it
he might know offhand what are the specific papers you need to look at.

The think the URL for Pokrovskii is

I think you can get access to the files in that directory by hitting
the CANCEL button on the username/password screen (perhaps multiple
times). If you want access to anything else you will need to make
a formal request. Spike has also given some thought to the problem.


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