This Video Explains Everything You Need To Know About My Favourite Science Fiction Superstructure
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Superstructures – giant, impossible machines or buildings, popular in science fiction, more or less impossible in reality – are the absolute best. They are my jam. The Dyson Sphere is the best one.
(To be fair: it’s possible, at some point in the future, that people could build one of these, and advanced civilisations may have, for all we know, already built them. Bear with me here.)
The Kurtzgesagt—In a Nutshell runs down what a Dyson Sphere is, and how you, entrepreneurial future inventor you, would go about building one.
Well, what are you waiting for? Superstructures don’t build themselves. It just takes time, and ingenuity, and solving several intractable problems. Get to it.