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Charles Sheffield's "The Web Between the Worlds"

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Synchronicity - when an idea's time is come, it often occurs to several people at once, independently.

Charles Sheffield wrote a book called "The Web Between the Worlds", in some editions of which there is a detailed engineering discussion in an appendix of exactly how the thing gets built. His method was to extrude the ropes from a spinnerette in orbit. Worth a read.

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