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Old 06-18-2022, 01:36 PM   #1
David Johnston2
 
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Default Homeline Did Not Invent Parachronic Technology...But What If It Did

I believe there are adequate indicators that parachronic technology isn't native to Homeline and Van Zandt either got it from an outworlder, or was an outworlder himself. There is, first of all, no indication that anyone else, anywhere was working on it. If there were, it would have been impossible to set up the monopoly on the tech that was set up when there would have been a dozen other research teams almost ready to unveil their own version. And from the start the technology was pretty much fully mature and ready for commercial exploitation.

So. Parachronic travel is not a a thing that was invented on Homeline. But what if it was? What would that timeline look like? Here's our starting point. In 1981, CERN's Super Proton Synchotron begins experimentally colliding protons and anti-protons and almost immediately a microscopic parachronic rift begins to form and grow. Three months into the experiment, it's the size of a adult's fist.

What happens next?
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Old 06-18-2022, 07:28 PM   #2
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Default Re: Homeline Did Not Invent Parachronic Technology...But What If It Did

Why do the gate form? Why does it increase in size? Is it self sustainable, or it must be fed energy?

If it is self sustainable and increasing in size... Well, I might have bad news...

Anyway, if this thing is the size of a fist, you could in theory simply look at the other side of it. That by itself would already tell it's a doorway to another place.

It's hard to tell how the science of it would unfold, since this "science" is basically magic... It would require a ton of experiments, and colliding energy into it and what not, and taking notes on the results... And what those results could be, could be anything actually.

Now, maybe it could be possible to open a portal big enough and stable enough to allow people to go from one world to another. That's great.

But, from that to build a true machine capable of travelling to several different quanta worlds, there's literally an universe of distance. I dont think it's possible to describe all the steps from one to the other except "...errr... super science stuff, it's done after X years".
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Old 06-19-2022, 12:51 AM   #3
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Default Re: Homeline Did Not Invent Parachronic Technology...But What If It Did

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Why do the gate form? Why does it increase in size? Is it self sustainable, or it must be fed energy?".
It has to be fed energy. Otherwise it starts to gradually shrink again. The point is, Western Europe has an interdimensional portal maker. Within a few years, the American and Russians can build their own. Since it will take time to master things like target designation, initially each accelerator will open a door to a different random destination that can't be changed.
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