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Monday, July 4 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Human Speciation in an Interstellar Culture

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Isolated by travel times in decades or centuries, interstellar settlements might satisfy some of the criteria for speciation, even with low birthrates. Genetic drift or intentional modifications might leave some parts of humanity unable to breed with others, at least by normal methods. How long would that take? Can we imagine what our great to the nth grandchildren might look like?

Monday July 4, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT