[ExI] , lichens
ben at zaiboc.net
Mon May 10 17:05:47 UTC 2021
On 10/05/2021 00:02, bill w wrote:
> Yes, I am into another field: fungi. More interesting than cod,
> Spike. Trivia:
> Some lichens can live through 24 thousands times the gamma radiation
> that humans can.
> Maybe a trip to Mars will be in a craft covered with lichens. Who in
> our groups is working in biology?
I doubt that covering a spacecraft with lichens would help the
astronauts inside. Lichens might be good at surviving high radiation,
but that doesn't mean they would absorb it (that would damage them more,
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