Applied Physics

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Applied Physics
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“Powerful, versatile modern lasers”
Requires None
Leads to Optical Computers, High Energy Chemistry, Nonlinear Mathematics
Beeline techs 1 (1)
Tech level Conquer 1
Weapon Laser
AI priority
Conquer: 4, Discover: 2, Build: 1, Explore: 0
Scientific theories are judged by the coherence they lend to our

natural experience and the simplicity with which they do so. The
grand principle of the heavens balances on the razor’s edge of truth.

—Commissioner Pravin Lal,
“A History of Science”

The colonists must create new tools from the wreckage of the Unity to survive and expand. Early inquiries into Applied Physics emphasize this adaptation of existing technology for the new environment.