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Pre-Modern Astronomy vs Habitable Venus
Interesting article. Has there been follow-up research verifying the idea?

Quote:Slow rotation, in
turn, reduces the temperature contrast between the
poles and equator which may play a role in making
the Earth’s Ice-Ages rare and relatively mild

Eenteresting. So if rotation speeds up a bit, perhaps to 18-20 hours, that might make the poles more habitable.

On the other hand, apparently slow rotating planets can get closer to stars and handle heat fluxes higher than Venus's:

Gee, 256-day rotation keeps a cloudy Venus positively frosty according to that paper.
Mike Miller, Materials Engineer

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Pre-Modern Astronomy vs Habitable Venus - by Cray - 05-27-2020, 10:57 PM
RE: Pre-Modern Astronomy vs Habitable Venus - by Cray - 05-29-2020, 11:41 AM

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