Simply put, would, say, rocky planets orbiting red dwarfs have a noticably different chemical makeup than rocky planets orbiting B-type main sequence stars? Mutatis mutandis gas giants and the other types of host stars.


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The chemical makeup of space dust -- the stuff which agglomerates into planets -- is dependent on the history of supernovas and neutron stars and the like which created the atoms in a given region of space. This is unlikely to bear any relationship to the size or age of the star around which said items revolve.

  • $\begingroup$ Then it is as I suspected: Master of Orion has it wrong $\endgroup$ Commented May 15, 2018 at 8:34
  • $\begingroup$ Someone should make a space 4X game with realistic star systems $\endgroup$ Commented May 16, 2018 at 18:44

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