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Building a Pyramid on Io for Maximum Durability

25 Dec 2015, 11:11 UTC
Building a Pyramid on Io for Maximum Durability
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Question: If I were to build a 146 meter tall pyramid on the surface of Io, what material(s) would you recommend I use for maximum durability with respect to the satellite’s terrain and climate? — Evan
Answer: I think that steel would be a good material to use to build a pyramid on Io. It has good strength-to-weight, and it would likely be resistant to the sulfur-heavy conditions on Io.
Jeff Mangum

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