Niobium_Sage
  • Member for 2 years, 11 months
  • Last seen more than a month ago
12 answers
31 votes
11k views
In the late 1940’s to early 1950’s what technology was available that could melt a LOT of ice?
17 answers
25 votes
5k views
1 bookmarks
Is the concept of a biometric smart gun that will detonate when anyone besides its owner touches the weapon unrealistic?
8 answers
15 votes
3k views
How could I make cameras fit in with a middle ages inspired culture?
8 answers
9 votes
2k views
What constitutes the lifespan of a firearm? If modern guns were still used a century from now would that be unrealistic?
4 answers
9 votes
2k views
2 bookmarks
How would a cephalopod-like race breathe outside of water?
5 answers
9 votes
417 views
1 bookmarks
Are handheld electric weapons realistic?
5 answers
8 votes
842 views
2 bookmarks
Could an extraterrestrial plant survive inside of a meteor as it enters a planet's atmosphere?
5 answers
8 votes
4k views
2 bookmarks
Would nuclear bombs be effective against clouds of nanites?
3 answers
7 votes
749 views
Would superfluid helium-4 grenades make for a useful area denial weapon?
7 answers
7 votes
1k views
1 bookmarks
Where would a technologically advanced group of people forced into space by a calamity obtain water from?
8 answers
7 votes
3k views
Would a double-decker tri-articulated bus work effectively?
1 answers
6 votes
88 views
Would an asteroid colliding with a terrestrial planet result in the creation of extensive caves nearby the crater?
4 answers
6 votes
3k views
3 bookmarks
Could an eternal or near-eternal battery exist?
4 answers
5 votes
287 views
How do I write a fictional alternate history to handwave in a higher predilection for firearms among world cultures?
2 answers
4 votes
136 views
Can I get some help making my area denial non-lethal grenade realistic and scientifically sound?
2 answers
4 votes
207 views
Would it be possible to build numerous spaceships that could transport 10 million people in the late 2100's?
2 answers
3 votes
146 views
Would categorizing planes of existence be considered dumbing down or enriching when it comes to worldbuilding?
1 answers
3 votes
93 views
How would the wings of a sphinx or a manticore need to be in order for the creature to fly?
4 answers
3 votes
320 views
Could a terrestrial planet become a gas giant?
3 answers
2 votes
77 views
Would there be a point to windfarms in a country surrounding a bay and is also almost fully surrounded by mountain ranges?
6 answers
2 votes
328 views
Could firearms realistically have RFID reader built into them so they could be tracked?
3 answers
2 votes
156 views
1 bookmarks
What conditions would be necessary to have all of the world's mainland animals be subjected to island gigantism?
2 answers
2 votes
128 views
1 bookmarks
My setting has a multiverse, how could the agency in charge of naming them and documenting them tell them apart?
1 answers
2 votes
598 views
How would sulfur-based lifeforms behave physically and anatomically?
3 answers
2 votes
434 views
Could a futuristic group of people collect/farm nuclear pasta from neutron stars?
4 answers
1 votes
308 views
If North America and Latin America unified into one country, how would the highway system work?
2 answers
1 votes
155 views
By any scientific/pseudo-scientific means could plasma be used to increase the lifespans of living creatures?
2 answers
-3 votes
118 views
When antimatter meets matter do the two of them cancel eachother out?
1 answers
-4 votes
83 views
How would blood types and blood transfusions work in a setting with widely different humanoid races?