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Build an enclosed space colony and provide a suitable environment within it, like in a moon base or space station.


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In order to make your world inhabited it would be necessary to have a warmer environment for evolution to take place in. I don’t think that a warm blooded human like creature would evolve in an atmosphere of -60 degrees C. So two options: The human like creatures were from off planet and landed there or where dropped off there and have adapted by using warm ...


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There are a few things to consider in a harsh environment like that. Most of them would have to do with the sun being little more than the size of a big star from earth. Energy This would be your main concern. You need energy for pretty much everything, especially when counteracting an environment so hostile. That being said, most "Green" options would be ...


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My first impression is that your two desires conflict with each other. 1) maximum temperature difference between light/dark sides and 2) gradual temperature change across a side. You may need to decide which is more important. There can be a temperature gradient, yes, but I'm assuming it would be small enough that you don't get the effect you're looking for....


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Love @user2352714 answer but why wasn't Darwin an ancient chinese, indian or mid eastern scholar instead ? Someone could have wondered why there were so many different types of bamboo for example instead of darwin's finches Earth life has only moderate "size plasticity" but high speciation. Consider a world with lower speciation and higher size plasticity....


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Honestly, something like Europe on a planetary scale. Part of the reason that nobody really came up with a solid idea for evolution via natural selection until the 18th century is that Europe's biodiversity is really, really low compared to other continents, even other mostly temperate continents like North America and Asia, largely due to the continent ...


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