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"The germinal societies like Singapore and communist Hong Kong may give us a mutant capitalism that is both virulent and efficient. This is a significant cultural danger."
- Gregory Benford

Planetary Engineering  
  Remaking or modifying an entire planet.  

Planetary engineering is expensive, Bob... especially when the equipment would have to be brought so far. It would have been nearly impossible for any one to develop such a remote asteroid secretly.
From The Cometeers, by Jack Williamson.
Published by Street and Smith in 1936
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