How to make planets inhabitable

Answered by Sofia Murray
Fråga: 
How and what will we need to make another planet/moon inhabitable for humans?
Svar: 

As human beings we need air, water and protection from radiation together with a lot of other things, read more here: https://www.scienceabc.com/nature/what-makes-a-planet-habitable.html Astronomers have found a few planets that maybe could provide this: https://qz.com/1117466/nasa-has-found-another-20-promising-planets-for-h...

Otherwise we would have to create these conditions ourselves. This is a process called terraforming, read more here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terraforming
http://www.visualcapitalist.com/terraforming-101-mars-habitable-planet/

Read more about living in space here:
http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/05/could-we-live-on-mars
https://www.space.com/28355-living-on-other-planets.html

29 January 2018 - 10:03