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A Stanford torus is a space structure constituted with one or two rings (torus) which would spin around to simulate the terrestrial gravity. A 1 mile diameter torus and rotating at 1 RPM could produce a gravity equivalent to the one at the Earth surface.

Matching words : O’Neill cylinder, Bernal sphere, Dyson sphere

Exemples :

  • Station V in 2001, A space odyssey, by Stanley Kubrick (1968)
  • Elysium, by Neill Blomkamp (2013)
Updated: 6 April 2020 — 11 h 58 min
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