Re: Immortality and Resources

Jim Legg (
Tue, 28 Jan 1997 20:16:39 +1300

> Tony Csoka asks:

> A possible solution to the population explosion would be migration into
> space, beginning with the terraformation and inhabitation of Mars and
> Venus.
> My question is short and simple: How much would it cost in US$ to
> terraform Mars, and who would pay?

I read "Hello Nanotechnology, Bye Bye Money" at

and concur that with an "anything box" there doesn't need to be even
$US1.00 spent to terraform Mars. In return, can I ask if there is a need to
have a revised timetable regarding the development of the first
Nanotechnology assembler, given the recent arrival of the atom laser?


Jim Legg
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