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Questions tagged [interstellar]

Used for questions asking about interstellar (non-nebula) issues other than planets and travel. This would include interstellar (or multi-stellar) civilization, communication, combat, and the contents of space between solar systems NOT relating to potentially habitable planets. For planets in the interstellar medium, use the interstellar-planets tag. For travel, use the interstellar-travel tag. Questions that involve nebula should use the nebula tag.

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Would there be artificial gravity on a spaceship that undergoes constant acceleration?

One way of creating artificial gravity is acceleration- gravity by inertial mass. So in theory, if we would find a way to travel interstellar space by accelerating, reaching near light speed, would ...
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Humans meet a distant alien species. How do they coordinate? - Computers [closed]

Part of a series addressing the challenges of a mutual first contact. Previous question here Humans meet some distant alien species. They are mutual first contacts. After learning the languages of ...
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Humans meet a distant alien species. How do they standardize? - Units of Measure

Humans meet some distant alien species. They are mutual first contacts. After learning the languages of each other, they begin to share scientific and engineering knowledge with one another, but here'...
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Justification of physical currency in an interstellar civilization?

I have seen a similar-ish question on here, but it doesn't quite match my inquiry. Suppose you have an interstellar civilization (the means of travel between stars being stable two-way wormholes on ...