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
- Station V in 2001, A space odyssey, by Stanley Kubrick (1968)
- Elysium, by Neill Blomkamp (2013)