The world record for staying awake is around eleven days, and people have been known to stay awake between eight and ten days in carefully monitored experiments.
Some research has shown that people snore less in space. Today on A Moment of Science, we’re going to discuss what ramifications this has for us down-to-earth snorers. Scientists recently monitored the sleep of five astronauts on the International Space Station, and discovered that weightlessness actually improves sleep. One common sleeping disorder, known as sleep [...]