[LMB] Centrifugal gravity, was Re: Cordelia's College sport

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 12 01:58:24 BST 2021


I think there were some experiments with pregnant mice on the ISS station,
but I'm not certain.

On Fri, Jun 11, 2021, 10:59 AM Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:

> Have experiments been done with animals to see if they can carry a child
> to term in zero-G or in a centrifugal equivalent? And if the baby will
> develop normally?
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> Am 11.06.2021 um 13:26 schrieb kate.soley.barton via Lois-Bujold:
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> > Re science fiction writers and centrifugal gravity, Larry Niven's
> univere had a spinning asteroid in the Belt, specifically for pregnant
> Belters. You stayed there the entire pregnancy, so your baby developed in
> Earth gravity (or equivalent). I presume that Confinement Asteroid had
> rooms where conception could occur...Kate Sent from Samsung Mobile on O2
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> confinement asteroid was also made from a nickel iron asteroid - so it
> not only had gravity, but also had very HEAVY radiation shielding for
> those 9 months ..
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