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There have been a few experiments into the natural circadian rhythms of humans and it seems that we seem to be have an inbuilt clock which is just slightly over 24 hours.See experiments here. I imagine that, like with the experiments, that the new colonists could just use lighting to keep themselves in a 24 hour(ish) rhythm in their sleeping quarters. The ...


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I'd go with Cambridge Gulf, on the north coast of Western Australia- Wyndham, and the Ord River estuary in particular. If you want to facilitate trade, make a lot of quick capital, build up an urban population fast by enticing in as many settlers as possible, there aren't gonna be too many places better. Main reason why? There's gold in them thar hills (...


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Cripes! Your mad scientist comes from Alice Springs. He'd know about saltbush. It's native to the Australian Outback. If he can do time travel, then breeding salt-resistant plants will be easy. Why bother with 6% of the planet's surface. Seed the 94% of the planet's surfave with haline-tolerant plants. After 400 million years of a well vegetated world &...


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If the day length was equal to Earths day length or fairly close to it – perhaps within 10-20% humans could probably adapt to the difference some more easily than others. If the day length was around half of an Earth day adaption might occur by sleeping every other night. In other short or long day length scenarios I imagine that humans would simply use a ...


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