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Legitimacy of an army of neotenous amphibians

All Major Logistics are conducted on the Sea, All Major power projection is done from the Sea Why is the United States the Global Super-power? 2 reasons: Biggest Blue water navy (in terms of Tonnage -...
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Legitimacy of an army of neotenous amphibians

Most settlements are built around water access. Water is important to any industrialized society. Most settlements are built near the coast or rivers and so an aquatic race is going to be very focused ...
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Legitimacy of an army of neotenous amphibians

Their major combat advantage is their relative weakness. They realize that they are physically no match for the enemy combatants so they dedicate themselves to total mastery of their power armor, ...
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Could a small (15km radius) planet (disregarding physics) have enough material for intelligient life to build on?

Yes. The key is preparation and efficiency. To kick-start the colony, take computers, LASER sintering equipment for building, ceramic crucibles, rations, 3D printers (+ 3D LASER-sintering for metals) ...
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Legitimacy of an army of neotenous amphibians

Self-repair. The have as the OP states, two phases in their life-cycle, and are frozen in their child form (albeit adult-sized). The child phrog, all the way from phadpole to adult sized with limbs ...
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Could a small (15km radius) planet (disregarding physics) have enough material for intelligient life to build on?

I like Escaped dental patient's answer for a maximalist estimate. If instead we're using conventional agriculture, and we assume crops have been specially modified or selected to perform as well as ...
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