View Full Version : Can Solar Flares Hurt Astronauts?

2012-Jan-24, 02:20 AM
Solar flares, coronal mass ejections, high-energy photons, cosmic rays… space is full of various forms of radiation that a human wouldn’t want to be exposed to for very long. Energized particles traveling into and through the body can cause a host of nasty health problems, from low blood count to radiation sickness to cataracts and [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/92897/can-solar-flares-hurt-astronauts/)