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Clearing the space fog

The term "space fog" refers not to water droplets blocking the view in space - there's no water out there - but rather a phenomenon affecting the mental abilities of astronauts. Those who have spent time aboard the International ...

dateOct 15, 2015 in Space Exploration
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An orange a day keeps scurvy away

Centuries ago, ships often sailed with crews numbering in the hundreds returning with tens. Cause of death: Scurvy - a severe depletion of Vitamin C. Today's explorers cross miles of space with no hope of finding an island ...

dateAug 03, 2015 in Space Exploration
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