…is indistinguishable from magic.
According to Clarke's Three Laws, really awesome technology looks like magic. The idea is that our brains can't figure out how it works, didn't expect it to work, so it seems magical to us. Several steps beyond superscience and alternative science is full-on magic from technology.
Game and Story Use
- For ideas on how this can impact a society, see Cargo Cult.
- For additional ideas on how you can use this in a campaign, see Clarke's Three Laws, Clarke's Third Law, and Sufficiently Advanced Aliens.