Tag Archives: gravity

Extended Space Travel Could Cause Irreversible Back Damage

New research shows that astronauts who return from extended missions in space experience a significant weakening of their spinal muscles. Disturbingly, their back muscles don’t return to normal even after several weeks back on Earth.

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Watch Gravity Foil This World Record Domino Tower Attempt

Sometimes failure isn’t always a bad thing. This 19-foot tall domino tower was only ten layers away from officially becoming the second tallest in the world—but then gravity claimed yet another victim. As heartbreaking it is to see all this hard work go to waste, it’s also pretty cool to watch 241 layers of dominoes, some 3,242 in total, come spectacularly crashing to the ground.

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19 Times Someone Gets Thrown Into the Vacuum of Space, From Worst to Best

We all know people don’t explode when exposed to space without protection. But science fiction has taken some ... liberties with vacuum exposure over the years. Here are 19 scenes of people being exposed to space, ranked from the least realistic to the most.

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