Why astronauts can suffer vision impairment in space (x-post from /r/educationalgifs)


Why astronauts can suffer vision impairment in space (x-post from /r/educationalgifs)


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  1. In addition, cosmic ~~waves~~rays going through the optic nerves cause a current to be transmitted, so astronauts will see streaks of light and other hallucinations.

  2. This is the current theory on vision loss. It still needs testing. One odd dimension to it is that women have so far not been affected by it at all. One idea this has led to is the idea of sending an all female crew to Mars.

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