Betelgeuse and nebula
Image from Steve Bowers

A jupiter-brain so large that it has to be supported by its own radiation pressure to avoid collapsing. This ancient concept has been realised in the Terragen Sphere in the form of the S-Brain or Godstar; however the star Betelgeuse itself is currently too unstable to be used in this fashion.

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Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 08 October 2001.

White Paper dealing with the physics of Intelligent Superobjects;
The Physics of Information Processing Superobjects: Daily Life among the Jupiter Brains