How Would a Civilization Evolve If…: How Human and Nonhuman Concepts of "Universe" is Shaped by Their Environment

Saturday Aug 18   10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (1 hour)
Since humans’ origins on Earth, our place in the solar system has dictated our biology and physiology, our understanding of the universe, even our religious dogma. Imagine how humanity could have evolved differently in a planetary system unlike our own. For instance, what if we lived in a much more compact system, with smaller distances between planets? How would different gravity on other possible Earth-like worlds change biology and physiology?

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