If they have vegetation with sufficiently good photosynthesis, they figure out how to harvest that, right on their own planet. Trying to surround their “sun” would be overkill.
posted on 10/04/2012 9:53:47 PM PDT
by HiTech RedNeck
(let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
To: HiTech RedNeck
Total englobement isn't really necessary. A simple band around the star would suffice. Larry Niven introduced the idea in his Ringworld
is a graphic with more information.
posted on 10/05/2012 2:32:10 AM PDT
("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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