Monthly Archives: April 2017

Men Into Aliens

As we have noted before, with the barrier of light speed communication, in many ways  a colony around another star is almost an alien civilization, as we can expect them to diverge from us quite quickly, as these things go. … Continue reading

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In the Deep Background: Science as Directed Discovery

While reflecting on Marinov’s Science, Engineering, and the Kingdom of God (a good read), I am left reflecting on how the question of WHAT we want t0 research, determines WHAT we discover. And in a cosmos of time, talent, and … Continue reading

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Something New, Something Old

First, I would be remiss not to mention the recent release of the Traveller Starter Set. It’s nice and fat at 336 pages, so I expect I’ll be getting my money’s worth… but a purchase will have to wait a … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Bronze Seas

While skimming Wikipedia’s Hypothetical types of biochemistry, I came across a beautiful image of a world with ammonia-based life, and an interesting description of the graphic, quoted below. English: What an ammonia world, with an advanced stage of life, may … Continue reading

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Endless Space_2 Trailers

Rather interesting, from a sci-fi point of view. Seven strongly different major races would make for a different Traveller experience: especially with humans being in charge of just one major empire out of seven, instead of running three major empires … Continue reading

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Unite the Imperium!

From Quora: How was Japan able to invade and do so much damage to China when China is like 3 times the size of Japan? Wouldn’t they have a bigger military? Eamon Dan, a native Beijinger Actually China is 30 … Continue reading

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Pictures to Spark a Story

From Quora: What are some rare pictures that we have never seen? For that good ole’ Traveller feel… There is a point of decision every Traveller must make. The Referee should make that moment a time to remember! You can … Continue reading

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Interesting Military Stunts

Both from the Indian/Pakistani War of 1971 – thanks again to Quora. [With several billion Solomani of East Indian descent in the Empty Quarter, even the visuals here can be handy… as well as the cunning tactics!] What are some … Continue reading

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Travelling in Utopia

From #DATPOSTMIL This is going to be short and sweet. A lot of people talk about “Utopian” eschatology, but very few people actually know what Utopia was originally made to be. “Utopia”. It’s a term coined by Thomas More in his … Continue reading

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Wormholes for Fun and Profit

Wormhole Topics Concept of Wormholes Non-Traversable Wormholes Traversable Wormholes One-Way Wormholes Two-Way Wormholes Intra-Universe Wormholes Inter-Universe Wormholes Exotic Matter The Casimir Effect Naked Singularities Quantum Entanglement Travel Time in Wormholes Time Travel in Wormholes Other Uses of Wormholes Just LOOK … Continue reading

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