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What would be the best recipe for a breathable atmosphere in a base on the Moon?

That depends, while 1 bar is the default Earth standard, you could get away with lower pressures, after all, many people live in areas that have high elevations (on the order of several kilometers ...
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Permanent living on Maglev train on the Moon as a colony

Well, we don't know if lunar gravity is enough for avoiding the effects of microgravity, humans have never stayed on the Moon long enough to find out (each of the Apollo crews only spent 2 or 3 days ...
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What are the advantages of building a human colony on Mars vs the moon?

Well,Mars is a bit more akin to Earth in certain regard than Luna. For starters, the day-night cycle is similar. Secondly, Mars could one day be terraformed (made Earth like and thus habitable), sure, ...
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Permanent living on Maglev train on the Moon as a colony

@Woody presents a good case discussing acceleration and artificial gravity aspects of the question. Other points to consider include, the construction and operation of such a maglev train would be ...
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Permanent living on Maglev train on the Moon as a colony

Using linear acceleration to produce “gravity” is impractical. The duration of normal “gravity” would be brief before linear velocity exceeded the design limits of the train. However, a train on a ...
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