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Old 03-17-2019, 08:39 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RedDevil View Post
If you like an atmosphere that consists largely of sulphuric acid at 100 times our pressure and is hot enough to melt most metals.
On the surface, yes. But some scientists propose building some sort of structure that's up in the clouds, perhaps suspended on balloons. Up high enough the atmosphere is the same pressure as on Earth with an average temperature much closer to that of Earth's. The gravity would be almost the exact same as on Earth. And there would be a thick cloud cover that protects the population from radiation.

But on the Moon and Mars there's no atmosphere and no protection from radiation. The gravity is much less than that of Earth's, and we already know that leads to at least bone loss, and perhaps other problems.

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