Freefall 0710

Arrival at the mall

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Why is it that humans always pick a dead world to terraform? Why not put a colony on a live world like Pfouts?

It doesn't work that way.

Humans evolved in synch with the Earth's ecosystem. The food, the symbiotic bacteria, gas concentrations, it doesn't naturally exist anywhere else.

As for Pfouts, that's a mirror world. Life there uses right handed amino acids. Earth life uses left handed. Our toughest viruses wouldn't survive there.

To colonize Pfouts, you'd have to redesign humans from the atomic level. Sheesh! It'd be faster and cheaper to engineer one of the local critters up to human…

Isaac Asimov on a bicycle!

Most things make sense when you look at them right. It's just sometimes you have to look really, really, cockeyed.

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Ещё один ключевой выпуск. Найоми догадалась, зачем созданы волки Боумана. А ведь до фильма “Аватар” было ещё несколько лет, идея просто носилась в воздухе (Robot Spike)

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