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Message 711219 - Posted: 11 Feb 2008, 15:57:51 UTC

Take a look at this article...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terraform


Then tell me what you think about Terraforming??

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Message 711318 - Posted: 11 Feb 2008, 20:55:51 UTC

I can see how this would be possible in principle, but I don't think that we could ever actually achieve it. This is something that would take thousands of years, go thru many generations of people, and that would take a very large commitment and a huge amount of funding. I do not think that it would be possible to maintain this project thru all of the generations that it would require and I don't think that we would ever be able to come up with enough funds to even attempt the project. I can't see too many people be willing to have money taken out of their taxes to terraform Mars. It would be interesting to see this successfully occur however.
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Message 722143 - Posted: 5 Mar 2008, 1:52:40 UTC

Once mankind has finished trashing this planet then whatever evolves to take our place probably will have to terraform it to make it livable.
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Message 722153 - Posted: 5 Mar 2008, 2:22:11 UTC - in response to Message 722143.

Once mankind has finished trashing this planet then whatever evolves to take our place probably will have to terraform it to make it livable.

If it is even terraformable after we're through with it.
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