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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAstronomy & Space · 9 months ago

Would daily activities such as work and school be possible on a planet with a 12 hour rotation rate?

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  • 9 months ago
    Best answer

    Remember - we adapted to Earth's 24-hour day; Earth's day didn't adapt to us. I would imagine a species used to 12-hour days would be as comfortable as we are with 24-hour days...

  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    a week would be 14 days long and you would work every other day and enjoy a four day weekend.

  • John P
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    Yes. We are used to a 24 hour day. If we had grown up with a 12 hour day we would be equally used to working and sleeping thus.

  • 9 months ago

    Yes it would be possible, with a bit of work in scheduling.

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  • 9 months ago

    Sure. Our activities usually don't have anything to do with whether its light or dark outside.

  • D J
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    Why not? Humans are often active during the night. Many people work shifts.

  • 9 months ago

    Yes

    But we would fly off the Earth

  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Most insects only live a few days, so to them it probably feels like they lived a long, full life. They do accomplish a lot, including raising a family.

  • 9 months ago

    Of course.

    In such an environment, probably artificial lighting would be used extensively

    or

    the "colonists" would train to work under such conditions - and of course sleeping quarters would have to be "light sealed".

    Consider the Space Station occupants, whose "day" is 90 minutes long.

  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Yes we could do 5 hours sleep, 4 hours school and work and 3 hours free time.

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