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2nd Jun '16 12:41:11 PM Theriocephalus
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* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJvbO_rR07g Life on a Donut Planet.
16th May '16 7:38:21 PM KillerClowns
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Stellaris}}'' Fallen Empires sometimes have ringworlds.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Stellaris}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Stellaris}}'', Fallen Empires sometimes have ringworlds.ringworlds build around stars, and one will occasionally find heavily-guarded ring worlds serving as nature preserves. The building methods in either case are [[LostTechnology long since lost]].
6th May '16 12:20:58 PM zarpaulus
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Stellaris}}'' Fallen Empires sometimes have ringworlds.
6th May '16 1:07:45 AM PaulA
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* The Creator/{{Anne McCaffrey}} novel ''[[Literature/TheShipWho The City Who Fought]]'' takes place entirely on a cylindrical space station.
15th Apr '16 1:21:04 AM BloodyRoseofHell
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* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJvbO_rR07g Life on a Donut Planet.
28th Mar '16 11:19:36 AM AcePedro
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*{{Film/Interstellar}}: By the end of the movie, [[spoiler: humanity managed to leave Earth and starts inhabitating giant space stations that resembles a Stanford Torus]].
24th Mar '16 5:46:55 PM WillKeaton
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* A ''Defenders'' storyline centered on the [[http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix/tunnelwo.htm Tunnelworld]].

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* A ''Defenders'' storyline centered on the [[http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix/tunnelwo.htm Tunnelworld]].
Tunnelworld.]]
24th Mar '16 5:46:39 PM WillKeaton
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These were formerly referred to as "Niven's Rings" by physicists, astronomers, and science fiction writers, after the creator of the concept, author Creator/LarryNiven (who thought it up as a mid-point between a DysonSphere and a planet), in his novel ''Literature/{{Ringworld}}'', but, [[{{Defictionalization}} following feasibility studies,]] have since adopted proper nomenclatural names of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanford_torus "Stanford Torus"]], and, for the larger version, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bishop_Ring_(habitat) "Bishop Ring"]], while the term "Niven's Ring" remains the designation for [[SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale colossal megastructures with a star in their center]].

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These were formerly referred to as "Niven's Rings" by physicists, astronomers, and science fiction writers, after the creator of the concept, author Creator/LarryNiven (who thought it up as a mid-point between a DysonSphere and a planet), in his novel ''Literature/{{Ringworld}}'', but, [[{{Defictionalization}} following feasibility studies,]] have since adopted proper nomenclatural names of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanford_torus "Stanford Torus"]], Torus,"]] and, for the larger version, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bishop_Ring_(habitat) "Bishop Ring"]], Ring,"]] while the term "Niven's Ring" remains the designation for [[SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale colossal megastructures with a star in their center]].
11th Jan '16 7:49:37 PM ImpudentInfidel
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** Several, actually. Apparently, all known races use the same exact design for their space stations, right down to the color scheme.

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** Several, actually. Apparently, all known races use the same exact design for their space stations, right down to the color scheme. They were originally built by a galactic empire that has since fallen, and a big part of your job is getting them into a usable state.
4th Aug '15 2:07:39 AM justanid
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