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The biology of space travel.

Author: Norman W Pirie; Institute of Biology.
Publisher: London, 1961.
Series: Institute of Biology.; Symposia
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Institute of Biology.
Biology of space travel.
London, 1961
(OCoLC)599096204
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman W Pirie; Institute of Biology.
OCLC Number: 1437720
Description: viii, 120 pages illustrations.
Contents: Introduction / A.S. Parkes --
Biological effects of partial and of complete weightlessness / T.C.D. Whiteside --
Maintenance of life in space ships --
thermal environment / J. Billingham --
Maintenance of life in space ships --
synthesis, recycling and the step towards a microcosm / N.W. Pirie --
Maintenance of life in space ships --
the food problem / S.W.F. Hanson --
Radiation in space and its effects on man / P. Alexander and D. Rosen --
Psychological problems of solitude and confinement / H.R. Beech --
The problems of astronaut selection / W.R.Turner --
The human brain in space time / W. Grey Walter --
Dangers of contamination of planet and the earth / P.H.A. Sneath --
The probable environment on other planets and its suitability for some forms of life / Harlow Shapley.
Series Title: Institute of Biology.; Symposia
Responsibility: Ed. by N.W. Pirie.

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