2 thoughts on “X marks the spot

  1. Drool.

    Try handing that out at a podium…

    “I’d like to thank the academy, my director, and all the… Christ, this thing’s heavy!”

  2. It’ll be weightless if it’s in space. Perhaps its more permanent destiny is the mantel in the first space hotel — a round-ish mantel that surrounds the spheroid fireplace in which a glowing ball of gas burns intensely at its edge, heat not removed from the flames in the absence of buoyancy, with vortices generated by soft air jets and the ventilation system’s evactuation flow. Now, what to do with all that heat… On to contriving a huge space radiator.

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