S4_5 If You Liked It, You Should Have Put A Ring On It

Joel Thomas Best, Matt Jackson Duggan, Saul Marcus Benedict Croxford


In this paper, we explore the potential energy to be harnessed by constructing a Dyson Ring, and produce a ball-park figure of the associated costs. We find that there is the possibility to collect approximately 6 ×1010 Watts of power, and that an initial investment of £50 billion could suffice to install such a structure. 

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