Tagged With astronauts


Astronauts who return to Earth after long-duration space missions suffer from untreatable nearsightedness. Scientists have now isolated the cause, but finding a solution to the problem will prove easier said than done.


Shane Kimbrough is an American hero. Not only is he risking his life breathing recycled air and eating tasteless, shrink-wrapped meals in a radiation-blasted tin can 400km above Earth, the man just took time out of his busy schedule to participate in the grotesque bloodsport that is the 2016 US presidential election.