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    • Let's keep the CIM2 building to that discussion. Something went wrong with the alpha map that I didn't notice. You should receive an update.
    • Not exactly. It is all pretty theoretical and high concept, sure, and its unlikely that we could actually ever 'visit' the other universes or interact with them in a meaningful way, but quantum physics is getting around to proving it. Its basically also what CERN does and what part of the excitement surrounding the Higgs particle was about. To prove super symmetry or the multiverse theory.  Regardless of whether there are other universes, the only difference it makes is drop the chance from infinite to a countable number, even if that number remains mind boggling large.  Sure, which is part of why I like the multiverse theory. But I do accept your point that it is unconfirmed at this point.  While a lot of Atheists will vehemently deny this, there are essentially two kinds of them. One is the group that says that because they haven't seen convincing evidence that God exists, they do not think it worth bothering believing in said God. By all accounts a fair position to take, why bother with something when its existence is unconfirmed and uncertain at best. Then there is the second group, the one you will find the most on the internet arguing in circles and generally being annoying little idiots, and this is the group that regards Dawkins as the smartest man alive. They believe that the lack of evidence for God is the same as evidence for his non existence. They are, by all accounts, religious. They simply believe in the confirmed absence of God (even though they got no evidence or logical grounds for doing so).  Okay fine. First, you need a star that is not to hot or to cold. Next you need planets, inhabiting the so called Goldilocks zone. Then you need that planet to have sufficient mass and a solid surface. The planet needs to have a magnetic field protecting the place from harmful levels of radiation, which means plate tectonics. The planet needs to have an atmosphere. The planet needs to have sufficient water. The planet needs a moon in stable orbit. The atmosphere and the water need to consist of just the right amount of elements. And then there needs to be the magic touch, the thing that causes actual life to occur and which sets the whole evolutionary process in motion. Now, unless you believe that the magic touch was a unique moment done by some kind of God or whatever, that only occurred on our Earth, its probable to assume that the magic touch is simply another natural occurrence. Something that happens when you mix all the right ingredients together under the right circumstances.  Well then, the size of the universe matters. The more stars there are, the bigger the chances of having more stars that are just right for life. The more star systems there are, the more chances for planets to develop and the more planets that develop, the bigger the chance that more than one of them is located and made up in such a way that it can support life. Basically, the more places there are where life could occur, the bigger the chance that some of those places also had the final process happen there which started life.  Two things to keep in mind here. First is that our own solar system contains 3 planets where life could have occurred. Venus and Mars are both near misses. Mars because it was unable to retain its atmosphere and Venus because the surface is to volatile. Otherwise both those places had good chances of being suited for life.  Second, what I just described only accounts for Earth like life. But by all accounts, life is possible in a much wider range of circumstances, just look at the stuff that lives near volcanic vents deep beneath the Oceans surface. If life doesn't even need the sun, its possible to find it on a place that is much further from the sun. 
    • Thanks, i think there are so many great bats out there that just need a little relot. The base textures are from the RMIP,  one of the original modular airport sets, i have been using the same textures in my cities for probably 8 years or so now. It works well in most city types i find as i do sometimes change styles, from Japanese to British to American.