[STORK, HUH?] Mir? What?
jbone at deepfile.com
Wed Apr 16 20:26:00 PDT 2003
Light flashes investigated on Mir
16 April 2003
Astronauts often experience random flashes of light when they are in
space. These flashes are thought to be caused by the interaction of
energetic cosmic-ray particles with the retina but the exact mechanism
of this phenomenon has long been a mystery. Now, however, scientists
have carried out experiments on the Mir space station which suggest
that two different types of cosmic rays cause the flashes.
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