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Goldilocks planet

  1. Sep 30, 2010 #1
    I read somewhere that the size and gravity of a planet is one factor in its ability to support life.

    What would be the consequences for life if a planet's gravity were too strong?

    I can imagine that moving around would be difficult, but would there also be consequences for bacteria?

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  3. Sep 30, 2010 #2


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    Too strong for what? My guess is that whatever evolution takes place the resultant life will be suited to the gravity of the planet.
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