The path not taken.
- Oct 9, 2009
- Reaction score
The full paper, preprint.Applied mycology again:
A radiation-absorbing fungus discovered in Chernobyl blocked harmful cosmic rays on the International Space Station and may help protect future Mars colonieswww.newscientist.com
Paywalled, but you can get the gist and no doubt googling names will lead you to papers.
Not very convincing imho.New hardened material :
Researchers from the UK's Durham University and Germany's Fraunhofer Institute claim they've come up with the world's first manufactured non-cuttable material, just 15 percent the density of steel, which they say could make for indestructible bike locks and lightweight armor.newatlas.com