Re: Technology evolves, ergo automation evolves, until...

Hara Ra (
Sat, 07 Nov 1998 22:15:24 -0800

>IMO by the time we have replicators, we can consider the biological model
>for solar energy storage: plants store a lot of energy in a distributed
>manner. I'm pretty sure that the energy density of biochemical storage
>greatly exceeds the energy storage in a battery.

You forget that a biological body oxidizes oxygen from the air. A fuel cell with a supply of fuel and oxidizer will have a higher energy density.

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