Re: Hole in a box

Date: Mon Feb 18 2002 - 11:09:02 MST

In a message dated 2/18/2002 10:39:38 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< So it seems that we would expect that hot or high-density civilizations
 would want to gather as much matter as possible for storage, while cool
 civilizations with lower memory density would rather burn their matter
 to power their computers. So given these assumptions the really advanced
 civilisations using nuclear storage would likely want to imitate cosmic
 dark matter... >>
Gulp! Which means that 70% of all matter (by one estimate) is dark matter,
which means aieeeeeee! Giant alien computation systems,all sittting out in
the cold, darkness...Now is this hot dark matter or cold dark matter?? Are we
talking baryons or fermions?

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