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I think that this topic is one that's likely to generate a lot of misconceptions when people answer it, since it's a complicated topic and analogies/explanations that are given by pop science are often not super accurate. So, in an effort to be more accurate I'm gonna try to walk you through some of the actual math. Don't worry if you don't know what ...


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(1a) Pansermia is possible and arguably likely What you're looking for is a specific type of panspermia called lithopanspermia - the transportation of organisms embedded in rock between worlds. The benefit of putting organisms inside rock (as opposed to clinging to the outside) is that they can lie dormant for thousands of years, unaffected by radiation. ...


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I'm not an astronomer (yet!) but after seeing this question's inactivity I thought I'd pitch in. 1) Atmosphere You may be interested in Sudarsky's gas giant classification, which predicts the appearance of gas giants based on their temperatures. It's not exactly clear what temperature your gas giant is, but I used this calculator to get some rough ...


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The thing is, that the higgs field underlies all mass in the universe, which effectively renders it impossible to construct any protection from its disruption (I believe) Also, the higgs field is very tricky field, as it was debated that disrupting anywhere in space would effectively mean that it would transition to a new state from that point on with the ...


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Unpredictable gestation periods In our world, babies are in the womb for more or less the same average time, regardless. No matter what the pedigree of the child, it always takes approximately the same amount of time (ignoring preemies and what have you.) Your world doesn't have to follow this. It can differ from ours however you like. So change it. In ...


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