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Spinning Brains, an article from NASA, explains the Coriolis force and how humans can adapt to it. The article discusses the concept of rotating spaceships and the research being done to determine if humans could function on those ships. Also, the site includes a video demonstrating the Coriolis force with a merry-go-round.
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Astronomy
- Space Exploration
= Human Exploration
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Rotational Dynamics
- High School
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Reference Material
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2004 NASA
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Keywords: coriolis force, space travel
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 23, 2009 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Apr 23, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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December 18, 2007
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AIP Format
(National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 2004), WWW Document, (http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2004/23jul_spin/).
AJP/PRST-PER
Spinning Brains, (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 2004), <http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2004/23jul_spin/>.
APA Format
Spinning Brains. (2007, December 18). Retrieved November 23, 2014, from National Aeronautics and Space Administration: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2004/23jul_spin/
Chicago Format
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Spinning Brains. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, December 18, 2007. http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2004/23jul_spin/ (accessed 23 November 2014).
MLA Format
Spinning Brains. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004. 18 Dec. 2007. 23 Nov. 2014 <http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2004/23jul_spin/>.
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