[FoRK] Global population increase coming from an unexpected direction?
dave.long at bluewin.ch
Thu Oct 28 05:36:09 PDT 2010
> I conceive of a breathable atmosphere having extreme viscosity with
> low mass (so it can be boosted to orbit, although it would have
> application in 1G as well). I think such an environment would be
> excellent for designed exercise, although whether it could combat
> all the atrophy of weightlessness, would still be in doubt, I suspect.
Daedelus once suggested a high pressure xenon atmosphere with just
enough oxygen to breathe. I've quite forgotten what the purpose was,
but I do remember that, having the opposite effect as helium, a
likely side effect would be "goofy voices" or worse...
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