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Comment Hypergravity effects on rats (Score 0) 134 134

One should think that hyper gravity would lead to tissue damage or organ failure, but it seems like rats take it pretty well under +3 g.
Over a number of generations most living organisms would probably adjust to 2-3 g.
So life could possibly thrive on Keplar 452B.
If not in an advanced form then as bacteria.
According to below wikipedia article bacteria can tolerate insane levels of gravity.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

Question is. Could we pick up distant alien signals as far away as Keplar 452B?

Comment It is not that simple (Score 0) 204 204

There is probably one good reason, if your company promoted a dumb ass, as your boss.
The reason is the oldest in the world. Politics, politics and politics.
But then again, Darwin's law always wins, no matter what the game rules are.
So when the market gets tough on companies to deliver significant results, the trades, networking and comradery will make room for effectiveness and performance.
Perhaps not in the short run, but certainly in the long run.

Syntactic sugar causes cancer of the semicolon. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982

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