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 [...]
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.