Re: Terraforming [was Re: SF book recommendations wanted...]

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Thu Jun 01 2000 - 21:25:00 MDT

At 08:10 PM 1/06/00 -0700, Robert wrote:

>while on Venus you lower the greenhouse gas concentration
>and bump up the albedo.

Bump up the albedo of *Venus*? You looked at that thing lately? :)

It's 80 - Earth is 30; the Moon, that sooty place, is just 7.

>Venus has the highest albedo (least incoming
> solar radiation absorbed), yet it has the highest temperature.

Or maybe you mean after you siphon off all the bright clouds?


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