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Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Science is Cool: Cosmic Rays Make Mars Hostile?


Gratuitous photo from Bedstory

What's the big deal? Look what cosmic rays did for the Fantastic Four!

[Excerpt]

What's keeping us from Mars? Space rays, say experts

Cosmic rays are so dangerous and so poorly understood that people are unlikely to get to Mars or even back to the moon until better ways are found to protect astronauts, experts said on Monday.

And NASA is not properly funding the right experiments to find out how, the National Research Council committee said.

Read more at: ABC News

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