September 16th, 2003

Kero asleep

Heavy Duty Geekery

Space, of course, is three-dimensional. As the length and width of "explored space" expands, the volume is cubed ... and the surface area expands at some ridiculously large rate that I can't even begin to remember the formula for. With stars scattered every 3-5 parsecs, you can imagine the sheer number of "junk systems" there are just within 50 pc of Earth! Pages and pages of dim red stars just littering up space!

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