WONDER #2626: Could You Live in an O'Neill Colony?
Question 1 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- It will be difficult for humans to live beyond the planet Earth.
- Space holds many possibilities for the future of human life and habitation.
- Many people are fascinated by outer space and would like to learn more about the universe.
- O’Neill colonies are spinning, steel cylinders first thought of in 1974 that could enable people to live in space.
Question 2 of 3
By spinning, O’Neill cylinders would be able to create ________________.
- artificial gravity
- reliable WiFi
- food for inhabitants
Question 3 of 3
Which modern entrepreneur thinks O’Neill colonies could one day house one trillion people in space?
- Elon Musk
- Sue Bryce
- Jeff Bezos
- Lynda Resnick
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