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Space fever: Weightlessness increases astronauts’ body temperature

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Space fever: Weightlessness increases astronauts’ body temperature


(Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin) Astronauts float weightlessly through space, and the condition of weightlessness is something many would love to experience. However, in addition to producing both physical and psychological stress, a trip into space affects our core body temperature. Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have observed that astronauts run hot when exposed to weightlessness, and that, even at rest, their body temperature is approximately 1°C above the normal value of 37°C (98.6°F). ……Read More…….

Source: EurekAlert!, the online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society

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