E = 1/2mv^2
makes small things quite dangerous and probably causes more worry for astronauts, though traveling to and from a well populated space colony might be problematic in the Musk era.
Space isn’t, for now, turning bacteria on the International Space Station into nasty superbugs hellbent on infecting astronauts, according to a study published on Tuesday. “There has been a lot of speculation about radiation, microgravity and the lack of ventilation and how that might affect living organisms, including …
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