Inspiring the next generation of space doctors
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:57:00 +0100
Fake plastic atoms
A group of 21 budding space medicine experts gathered at ESA’s astronaut centre (EAC) in Cologne, Germany, in November for two days of inspiration and education as part of the 2018 Space Physicians Training Course.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:16:00 +0100
Our world is made of atoms and molecules, but even with the most powerful microscopes we can only see snapshots, never how they move and interact with each other. To model how atoms behave researchers have been using plastic particles in weightlessness. The latest batch of results are returning to Earth with ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst in a Soyuz spacecraft on Thursday.