Re: SETI/ASTRO: MBrains/JBrains & Globular Clusters

From: Robin Hanson (
Date: Mon Jul 16 2001 - 07:27:10 MDT

Robert Bradbury wrote:
>Matrioshka Brains, Jupiter Brains, ...
>might choose to locate themselves in globular clusters. ...
>survey of the M22 globular cluster ...
>According to a JPL press release, "dark objects" may make
>up as much as 10%(!) of the mass of M22, yet they could be
>as small as 80x the mass of the Earth....

Care to make any predictions about observational features
of these objects? That is, if they were MB or JB, what
would that predict about them?

Robin Hanson
Asst. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
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