Ex­plo­ra­tory Engineering

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Exploratory engineering is a process for understanding a subset of the potential capabilities of future levels of technology. This process resembles the first phase of standard design engineering (termed conceptual engineering, or conceptual design), but it serves a different purpose:

Exploratory engineering allows to show how some capabilities that intuitively seem absurd may actually be achieved in the future.

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See also

von Neu­mann probes and Dyson spheres: what ex­plo­ra­tory en­g­ineer­ing can tell us about the Fermi paradox

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