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Anders Gustafson
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62 votes
7 answers
12k views

Realistic Santa and Reindeer

53 votes
12 answers
14k views

Would a "ring language" be possible?

37 votes
12 answers
5k views

How might a collective society (along the lines of ST's Borg) develop?

19 votes
15 answers
5k views

Would it be possible for hunter gatherers to accidentally colonize an exoplanet, from an asteroid knocking a rock containing a cave into space?

15 votes
7 answers
3k views

Could a species evolve a biological gravitational wave detector?

14 votes
13 answers
5k views

What type of food might an organism that lives its entire life in interstellar space eat?

12 votes
2 answers
496 views

What would be the equation for kinetic energy if $γ=\frac{v^2}{c^2}+1$ instead of $γ=\frac{1}{\sqrt{1-\frac{v^2}{c^2}}}$? [closed]

12 votes
10 answers
4k views

Could an organism evolve to move faster than the speed of sound without technology?

12 votes
9 answers
972 views

Could the movement of animals and plants be used by a future civilization to figure out that it isn't the first civilization?

11 votes
4 answers
1k views

Chemistry in two spatial dimensions?

11 votes
4 answers
2k views

City state with a direct democracy turns into an empire?

9 votes
8 answers
2k views

Two countries in the same location and time?

9 votes
9 answers
2k views

Could near light speed space ships be used to destroy a civilization?

9 votes
8 answers
4k views

What would crops and livestock look like if farmers tended to breed the least desirable members of their crops and livestock?

9 votes
5 answers
523 views

Could a non sentient land animal evolve an innate knowledge for making boats?

8 votes
1 answer
395 views

Schwarzschild Metric in a universe with the same space time metric as that described in the orthogonal series, but with massive gravitons?

8 votes
3 answers
280 views

Could a life form evolve an organ for generating temperatures less than a degree Kelvin above absolute zero?

8 votes
6 answers
3k views

Could an animal evolve to smell by throwing scents into the environment and waiting for them to get reflected back?

8 votes
11 answers
3k views

Why might a plant evolve a brain and the ability to move?

7 votes
3 answers
1k views

How would early Homo sapiens and a humanoid marsupial interact?

7 votes
3 answers
269 views

Would a life form with the intelligence of a human but without an appendage for manipulating its environment be able to have advanced technology?

7 votes
1 answer
843 views

What would produce tetration in physics?

7 votes
6 answers
937 views

Breeding two species to become genetically more similar?

7 votes
1 answer
502 views

Could a planet have an atmosphere that is composed mostly of Diborane, Nitrogen, and Ammonia Vapor?

7 votes
2 answers
452 views

How would it affect the universe if the W boson was massless? [closed]

7 votes
1 answer
241 views

Could a 3+1 dimensional universe have a spacetime curvature that never reduces to Newtonian Gravity?

7 votes
7 answers
325 views

Would intelligence affect the evolution of colorful display patters for attracting mates?

7 votes
3 answers
1k views

Bronze Age Underwater Civilization

6 votes
2 answers
301 views

Geckos walking on two legs

6 votes
1 answer
835 views

Could a charge with more than 3 types be self consistent?