[ExI] simulation as an improvement over reality

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Thu Dec 23 20:34:32 UTC 2010

On 12/23/2010 1:26 PM, spike wrote:
>> >...I recall a sci-fi story where intelligent life was discovered on a
> neutron star...
> Hi Adrian, the neutron star part sounds like a flaw in an otherwise cool
> premise.  I need to check the calculations on this, but I think it is
> impossible for anything other than neutrons to exist on a neutron star long
> term.

This could be Stephen Baxter's FLUX (which I haven't read). Baxter knows 
a thing or two about science.

Damien Broderick

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