Dyson Sphere

Discussion in 'The Next Generation' started by SimpleLogic, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. R. Star

    R. Star Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Did the poster do something to offend you that made you make a rude post like that, or do you just randomly do this for fun?
     
  2. Finn

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    you are missing my point...

    Besides, this is far from the rudest post on the TrekBBS.
     
  3. Mytran

    Mytran Commodore Commodore

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    Still rude though - and this is the TREK BBS for goodness sake, analysing the series is what we do here!
     
  4. Mutai Sho-Rin

    Mutai Sho-Rin Crusty Old Bastard Moderator

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    This isn't flaming or trolling but it is close and it is just unnecessary. Your defense of your rudeness is also unnecessary. You owe the OP an apology.
     
  5. Trekker4747

    Trekker4747 Boldly going... Premium Member

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    Meh, I do think I require one, I took it as a bit of humor.

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  6. Tom

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    The Sphere builders were defeated in 'Enterprise', so there ya go.. Oh wait.. lol
     
  7. Mytran

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    Aha! Enterprise is an alternate timeline after all! :lol:
     
  8. RAMA

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    No, the Dyson Sphere "phase" is an important milestone...being able to harness all the power of the sun without waste...but as incredbile as it is to believe, is still a stepping stone to more advanced civilizations....

    A good read that has comparisons of such civilizations is Stephen Baxter's "The Timeships".

    http://www.amazon.com/The-Time-Ships-Stephen-Baxter/dp/0061056480

    RAMA
     
  9. Timo

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    Anybody capable of building a solid sphere as shown in "Relics" would definitely be way beyond the need to do so. A simple solar energy collector "swarm" would be a different matter, and perhaps indeed something of a stepping stone.

    Perhaps Dyson spheres in the solar energy collector sense are part of the Star Trek universe as well, and simply happen to go by some different name? In contrast, the solid sphere clearly was completely unique, and apparently did hold the exclusive right to the name "Dyson Sphere" in the Trek universe...

    Timo Saloniemi
     
  10. The Castellan

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    When dealing with an alien civilization, expect the unexpected, don't think human.