Re: MEDIA: NOVA on Gamma Ray Bursters

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Thu Jan 17 2002 - 02:18:03 MST

On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Robert J. Bradbury wrote:

> Stars have very large gravitational wells. It takes much more energy
> (and therefore a longer time) to extract material from such locations.

Assuming, you enclose the star into a high-albedo Dysonian cloud, it would
start to heat, thus starting losing material into the cavity, where it can
be collected.

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