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brits beat cosmic radiation problem for long space voyages

Discussion in 'Tin Foil Hat Lounge' started by Tango3, Nov 8, 2008.


  1. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/ma...l=/earth/2008/11/04/scimars104.xml&CMP=ILC-mo

    Manned mission to Mars boost after British breakthrough


    By Richard Alleyne, Science Correspondent
    Last Updated: 12:01am GMT 04/11/2008

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    A manned mission to Mars is a step closer to reality after British scientists overcame one of its biggest obstacles - shielding astronauts from deadly solar storms.


    british scientist have demonstrated a solution to the problem of intense cosmic radiation on long term spaceflight. A magnet shield deflects the particles as it does naturally for earth. This gives a "boost"to a manned mars mission...
     
  2. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    Re: brits beat cosmic radiation problem for long space voyag

    Hooray!
     
  3. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    Re: brits beat cosmic radiation problem for long space voyag

    "ground control to major Tom"...
    Ground control to major Tom,
    Take your protein pills and put your helmet on..."
     
  4. BAT1

    BAT1 Cowboys know no fear

    Re: brits beat cosmic radiation problem for long space voyag

    See, tin foil works. It chaffs the heck out of you though. How long you have to wear this?
     
  5. QuietOne

    QuietOne Monkey++

    Re: brits beat cosmic radiation problem for long space voyag

    Until you stop hearing the voices. :D
     
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