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People age because of cellular activity; clothing only 'ages' because of wear and tear as people use it. If someone steps through some time-rift that dramatically increases their cellular activity they will age rapidly, but that doesn't put any extra stress on their clothing. It's not although the clothing is experiencing 50 years of physical activity that ...


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Aging and nutrition Everyone requires daily nutrition to stay healthy [citation needed]. If someone walks into a time burst, they start to age rapidly, including their metabolism. Unable to get out because of time shenanigans[citation needed], they would die of thirst. With 50 to 100 years of sunlight directly on them inside the time burst, they quickly dry ...


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They're not instantaneously aging. They're switching places with an older version of themselves from an alternate universe. Hi Jayzee 55, welcome to Worldbuilding Stack Exchange. The concept of instantaneously aging (like when Ant-Man briefly turns into an old man in Avengers: Endgame) is somewhat problematic from a time-logic standpoint. A human body doesn'...


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2 methods come to mind; Quartz memory discs. They are a are currently existing technology that will store information for close to 12 billion years! - The problem? Designing a reader or instructions for building a reader that will last as long. Carve/mark giant symbols on the moons surface pointing to a secure storage facility there containing information ...


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Between 10 and 20 Years You have two historical examples you can look to : the Apollo missions (which launched vehicles roughly the weight of your "small" ships) and SpaceX's heavy lift vehicle (which is working on a such a vehicle). In the Apollo case, we had to invent the technology of sufficiently heavy rockets to carry the assembled-on-Earth ...


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This falls into my "how many angels can dance on the head of a pin? Answer: As many as wanting" category. The numbers you're looking for are small enough that the world's manufacturing processes can easily absorb construction. But there are a couple of assumptions. Assumption #1: Earth is completely united. Meaning the entire world's scientific and ...


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The time it takes to build these things really depend on too many factors. How badly civilization was damaged, what their current technology is, and how determined they are all play a big part. So really, we can't tell you these things. But we can give you some stats to compare to. Your "big spaceships" sound comparable to a nuclear powered ...


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From a few decades to a century Today, there are a handful of countries capable of manufacturing crewed spacecraft. The United States has the largest production capability. Even with more advanced technology than we have now, you'd be facing a massive challenge to build anything near the capability that you're considering. SpaceX is one of the biggest rocket ...


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Good news, I have one! This was passed down to me by my uncle. He was a great explorer and keen amateur entomologist. I have sworn an oath not to reveal the whereabouts of this species as they would no doubt be hunted to extinction. However for someone so keen as yourself, I think it only fair to show you a photo. You may have noticed that they are not ...


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Time flies could be wasps. They would have uniquely shaped nests, with a dark flat plate at the top to collect heat from the sun, and a narrow centre in the middle that can be easily blocked to protect the bottom of the nest. This would make the nests resemble hourglasses, leading to an association with time. These flies might live near human cities. They ...


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Wild variety Unfortunately I can give you only a part of the answer. And the answer is that it's heavily dependent on the climate. It is safe to say mundane buildings wouldn't last long. Wood or mud or simple stone houses would last maybe a decade or so. People would build with anything they get their hands on and not go for the perfect long lasting wood, ...


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If there are no microbes and no weather, things can last indefinitely. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2016/10/black-sea-shipwreck-discovery/ At the bottom of the Black Sea are shipwrecks that are many hundreds of years old. This one is a Byzantine ship from the 800s. The oldest is a Roman ship over 2000 years old. They are recognizably ships. ...


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I'd go with a good pair of heavy military boots. Anyone who does medieval reenactment with realistic gear will tell you that authentiboots will be either useless on slippery surfaces (e.g. wet grass/muddy slope), or, when fitted with hobnails, slippery on hard surfaces (such as stone paving). On the other hand, a good thick modern rubber sole will grip on ...


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