'Super aliens' could feed on cosmic rays: Bizarre forms of life might thrive on radiation that would kill humans
When it comes to our exploration of the solar system, one of the most dangerous aspects of space for the human body is cosmic radiation.
But for a totally different kind of living thing, cosmic radiation could actually be a source of life.
This is according to a new study, which suggests life on other planets might survive on the energy provided by cosmic radiation.
THE EFFECTS OF COSMIC RAYS ON HUMANS For the most part, the Earth's magnetic field provides shielding for humans on Earth, and even spacecraft, from cosmic radiation.
But recent research has shown astronauts on deep space... read more
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