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Re: OT: The Geography Of A Discworld and the surrounding universe.

From:H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>
Date:Thursday, August 8, 2002, 19:51
On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 07:29:11PM -0700, Joe wrote:
> I am just pointing out a plausible universe which would (while stretching > them) follow our physical laws, even if the setting is completely different. > I am assuming a universe which has the same physical laws, but which has > been changed enough to allow an habitable Disc to exist. An ultra-dense > black hole at the centre of the universe does not break the laws of physics. > After much thought, I came to the realisation that liquid hydrogen is not a > possibility as an ether(not in absoloute zero), so I think I'll abandon the > Ether. I concede that point, but I'm keeping my black hole at the centre of > the universe.
Yeah, filling space with hydrogen can be quite hazardous :-P Unless your inhabitants are hydrogen-breathing folk, then you're all right. But if there's free oxygen in the air.... *kerBLAAAMmmm!* :-)
> You know what...I think I'm getting too defensive.;-)
Yes you are. Why not just concede that it's a fantasy world and leave it at that? :-) Or you can learn from the Ebisedian conworld and rewrite physics from ground up... but I don't advise it :-P T -- People walk. Computers run.


Joe <joe@...>