radiation

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How NASA might protect tomorrow’s astronauts from deep space radiation | Engadget

There are , whether it’s from or , or . And is death by radiation. Those same energetic emissions from our local star that give you a tan can if it doesn’t . While today’s low Earth orbit crew and cargo capsules may not come equipped with miniature magnetospheres of their own, tomorrow’s might — …

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We Know Blue Light Messes With Our Internal Clocks, But What Can It Do to Our Skin?

We Know Blue Light Messes With Our Internal Clocks, But What Can It Do to Our Skin?

Take a wander down the skincare aisle of any health and beauty retailer and you’ll be met with a bewildering array of creams and sprays, promising to protect you from various threats to your skin.   You might have noticed skincare companies claiming their products can protect you from the effects of blue light. If …

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How fears of electromagnetic radiation spawned a snake-oil industry

How fears of electromagnetic radiation spawned a snake-oil industry

The pager-sized stainless steel Springlife polarizer looks like not much more than a small metal box. The “sound healing energy” website that sells it claims that it’s made up of “special minerals and Earth substances” that attract and soak up “specific wavelengths of cosmic radiation.” It’s advertised as a way to block electromagnetic fields, though …

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