Re: Merry and like/Dysen Sphere cultures seasons/Holy Days
|Date:||Tuesday, December 28, 1999, 23:24|
Am 12/28 16:41 Nik Taylor yscrifef:
> I don't think that there WOULD be any seasons. There'd probably be a
> constant climate. And actually, I've read that a Dyson's sphere would
> be unstable without some sort of artificial stablizers, if one side, for
> whatever reason, became closer, it would tend to continue approaching,
> and the sphere would be more and more off-center, until tidal forces
> ripped it apart, so some sort of mechanism would have to keep it
> stable. The upshot would be that it would have to be kept perfectly
> centered on the sun, i.e., no seasons.
>Which also suggests that to the inhabitants increasing seasonal
variation would be a sign of the end of the world.
Andrew Smith, Intheologus firstname.lastname@example.org
"Piskie, Piskie, say Amen
Doon on your knees and up agen."
"Presbie, Presbie, dinna bend;
Sit ye doon on mon's chief end."
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