What is terraforming?

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What is terraforming?

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What is terraforming? Thanks for asking!

If you’re a fan of sci-fi, the idea of terraformation should be familiar. It refers to all the techniques and technologies which aim to transform the surface of a planet, making it suitable for human inhabitation. Basically, it means making a planet similar to Earth.

To make a Hollywood comparison, that’s exactly the purpose of the Weyland-Yutani company in Ridley Scott’s Alien series. Terraforming may have originally been dreamt up in works of fiction, but today's real-world science has taken inspiration and is trying damn hard to put it into practice. 

The first recorded use of the term terraforming appeared in Astounding Science Fiction magazine in 1942.

Which planets would be most likely terraforming candidates? So, how likely is it we could survive on Mars? In under 3 minutes, we answer your questions!

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What is terraforming? Thanks for asking!

If you’re a fan of sci-fi, the idea of terraformation should be familiar. It refers to all the techniques and technologies which aim to transform the surface of a planet, making it suitable for human inhabitation. Basically, it means making a planet similar to Earth.

To make a Hollywood comparison, that’s exactly the purpose of the Weyland-Yutani company in Ridley Scott’s Alien series. Terraforming may have originally been dreamt up in works of fiction, but today's real-world science has taken inspiration and is trying damn hard to put it into practice. 

The first recorded use of the term terraforming appeared in Astounding Science Fiction magazine in 1942.

Which planets would be most likely terraforming candidates? So, how likely is it we could survive on Mars? In under 3 minutes, we answer your questions!

To listen to the last episodes, you can click here:

What is empty nest syndrome?

What is air rage?

What are silent discos?

A podcast written and realised by Joseph Chance.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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