The further and continuing adventures of the girl who sat in the back of your homeroom, reading and daydreaming.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
As a practical matter, the spacetime "bubble" used for faster-than-light
travel has seventeen dimensions, one less than the eighteen of normal
space. When you ask an FTL navigator why this is, he or she will
usually reply, "So the seams line up when you fold it." As near as I
can tell, they're serious.
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Ego vadum perussi vestri prandium
"I saw to what extent the people among whom I lived could be trusted as good neighbors and friends; that their friendship was for summer weather only; that they did not greatly propose to do right; that they were a distinct race from me by their prejudices and superstitions."