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Martian Toxicity
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I think it's worth mentioning another problem with terraforming Mars. Earth's rotational axis inclination is fairly stable; it doesn't shift more than 2 or 3 degrees, IIRC. However, the reason for this is probably stabilisation by the Moon; and this doesn't apply to Mars. As a result, Mars's axial tilt is thought to vary from 0 to about 60 deg. However, the rate of this change is in the region of 100,000 to a million years for the full cycle.

Over the ten thousand year history of OA, the change might well be noticeable.
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Martian Toxicity - by Duddy9 - 07-06-2017, 11:51 PM
RE: Martian Toxicity - by Drashner1 - 07-07-2017, 12:54 AM
RE: Martian Toxicity - by Rynn - 07-07-2017, 01:29 AM
RE: Martian Toxicity - by Duddy9 - 07-07-2017, 01:40 AM
RE: Martian Toxicity - by Rynn - 07-07-2017, 01:59 AM
RE: Martian Toxicity - by Drashner1 - 07-07-2017, 03:03 AM
RE: Martian Toxicity - by Duddy9 - 07-07-2017, 03:40 AM
RE: Martian Toxicity - by Drashner1 - 07-07-2017, 11:20 AM
RE: Martian Toxicity - by iancampbell - 07-07-2017, 06:48 AM
RE: Martian Toxicity - by stevebowers - 07-07-2017, 07:19 AM
RE: Martian Toxicity - by iancampbell - 07-07-2017, 08:22 PM
RE: Martian Toxicity - by Drashner1 - 07-08-2017, 11:54 AM

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