Mathematics of a “Cold” Space-Faring Society

  1. Find comets and icy rogue plants, and consume their materials as fodder for your cooling systems without any attempt to re-cool them. This is using the “fossil cold” to get absurd efficiency.
  2. Deploy enormous megastructures that expose a large surface to space, far away from a star.
  3. In a controlled manner, drop large balls of metal or some other material into orbits of free-fall in interstellar space. On a regular schedule, visit them in your mobile habitat, deposit your heat, and move on to the next one.

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Obligatory analytical writing, online participation account for Medium. Engineering, software, books, space, constant daydreaming.

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