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Scources for metastable Metallic Hydrogen

Recently I've been looking into Metallic Hydrogen as a fuel for the vehicles of my fictional future world. The only issue is that I'm uncertain if the blasted stuff is metastable. And while I know ...
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How long to rebuild the world if you could still travel to the current one?

Premise: Modern society discovers a magic portal that leads to a parallel universe that is almost identical to our own but the earth on the other side never had humans (or any other technology ...
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Can sudden knowledge cause health risks?

Well, the story goes like this: In a sci-fi space war setting, the protagonist is blasted away and somehow he crashes in a medieval-setting planet. Over there he is rescued by the princess of a ...
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How can I spread content from an ancient text without governmental supervision? [closed]

I am a social justice warrior on a crusade against my nation. For decades, I have watched our leaders ruthlessly expand their power under the guise of "protecting democratic interests around the world"...
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Losing Knowledge

Is it plausible to create a world in which the people who live inside it developed technologies like the ones we had in WW2, but after their progress came to a halt they forgot their knowledge. ...
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How do you study magic without it being a science? [duplicate]

I want wizards in my setting to study magic, building libraries of arcane tomes and conducting zany experiments, but I don't want them to be able to share the benefits of their research because that ...
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Being reborn with your memories - Knowledge is power, but how much?

Imagine a world like ours, with humans that have a soul which passes on into a new human body, taking the memories with it. They get accessible during puberty, gradually. as the number of humans is ...