|Neumann/Gazulin (Trojan Reach 3105)|
|Classic Era (1115)|| |
- As an industrial world, this planet has well-developed manufacturing and processing industries. Manufactured goods are a major export item.
- Its economy is rapidly growing and living conditions are expected to rapidly improve barring outside forces.
- This a "high technology" world with technology achievements at, near, or over technology standards for Charted Space.
- It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Gazulin Subsector of Trojan Reach Sector in the Domain of Deneb.
- This world has a nearby Imperial Naval Base, capable of handling warships.
Description (Astrography & Planetology)
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Neumann Monostellar System Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks Neumann Primary Yellow G3 V
History & Background (Dossier)
- At 10 billion, it has the highest population in the subsector and along with Gazulin is one of the two most important worlds in the subsector.
- The system contains a Naval Base.
The Neumann system was settled by transhumanist Terrans who made extensive use of cybernetics, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence.
- The colony developed rapidly through use of self-replicating robots and powerful AI.
- However, the planet was nearly destroyed when a self-replicating swarm or ‘grey goo’ was released.
- Within days the rogue swarm had devoured much of the Neumann civilization before researchers halted the advance by releasing even more self-replicating swarms.
- The new swarms were programmed to demolish the old swarms but replicated themselves at a much slower rate.
In the wake of this devastation a new religious cult, the Shield Church, assumed absolute rule of the planet. Today, more than a third of the surface is ‘swarm zone’, where different evolving breeds of nanotech fight. Visits to the swarm zone are illegal without Shield Church permission. The Church strictly controls the introduction of new technology on Neumann.
Imperial High (Landed) Nobility
- It holds the estate of an Imperial knight.
- It holds the fiefdom of an Imperial count.
- It holds the fiefdom of an Imperial minor duke.
Non-canon: Neumann is an earth-like planet within the Domain of Deneb.
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