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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Captain's log. I didn't give the physicists enough time to examine this solar system, and now we must pay the price -- either move the entire colony, abandoning years of terraforming work, or face the distinct possibility that we'll be swallowed by a black hole within the next century. Engineer Riddle has suggested another possibility: keep the antimatter generators running day and night; fed into the sun at steady intervals, they'll serve the dual purpose of adding energy and reducing the star's total mass. If we get the math right, we could nourish this dying star for eons.

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