Anyone who spends an extended period of time in space faces serious medical problems due to the near total absence of gravity.
After solving the problem of dining in space, astronauts need to think about the next natural step!
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 [...]