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Thread: Chernobyl's "radiation-eating" microbe -- already known to science, but weird as heck

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    Chernobyl's "radiation-eating" microbe -- already known to science, but weird as heck

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    I think itís a bit overblown to say they might help astronauts. The problem is that they mostly absorb UV light, which is nice, but the real problem in space is photons and positive ions, which I donít think melanin will stop any better than other materials.


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