See also http://www.aip.org/enews/physnews/1997/split/pnu307-1.htm for a
tiny step in the direction of a true "laser fridge".
I think David Brin used bulk laser cooling in one if his early novels.
The hard part is getting the efficiency up. But if you could do that (a
mighty big if at present), you could indeed use a searchlight beam of
light to throw your heat away as you skimmed the sun.
Everitt Mickey wrote:
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