Iron Star Civilizations

Thriving in the Black Hole era of the Universe

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Sun, Jul 16th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Isaac Arthur argues that during the Black Hole Era of the Universe — a period when all the stars have died — civilization may not only survive but actually thrive.

In the previous episode we saw how civilizations might not simply survive after all the stars in the Universe had died, but might indeed thrive far better during the Black Hole Era of the Universe. Today, we will go beyond even the Dark Era to examine the concepts or Iron Star Civilizations, Boltzmann Brains, Reversible Computing, and even reversing Entropy itself.

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