Re: SPACE: Mass transit idea

Anders Sandberg (
Sat, 4 Jan 1997 23:57:52 +0100 (MET)

On Wed, 1 Jan 1997, Damien Broderick wrote:

> `Oddly enough, no. There's energy loss, but it only raises the temperature
> of the projectile rings by 40 degrees. That's dissipated on their return
> trip from space.'

Hmm, how do you calculate the energy losses? I'm quite curious about using
the orbital tower model for another application, holding up parts of
Jupiter brains...

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
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