May 24th: NASA’s TWINS Study

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Podcaster: Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest :Dr. Susan Bailey, Dr. Kimberly Cartier, & Dr. Brian Koberlein

Title: Weekly Space Hangout : Guests: Dr. Susan Bailey, Co-Investigator on NASA’s TWINS Study

Link: Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org

You can watch the video in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNzc7uE7yLQ

You can learn more about Dr. Bailey’s role in the TWINS study at: https://csuventures.org/radiation-biologist-dr-susan-bailey-studies-cellular-clocks-astronaut-twins/

Description:  Today’s story:

  • The Moon threw up its guts…
  • We have no idea how old the Universe is. 12.8 or 13.8.
  • Plutonium from neutron stars.
  • 18 new Earth-sized planets discovered.

Host: Fraser Cain

Special Guests:

Dr. Susan Bailey is a Professor and Radiation Cancer Biologist in the Department of Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences (ERHS) at Colorado State University. She is one of 10 investigators selected by NASA for the TWINS Study, an integrated effort to launch human space life science research into a new era of molecular or “omits” based studies. The overall goal of the TWINS Study is to identify space-flight specific factors that influence human health, important considerations as we spend longer and longer periods of time, deeper and deeper into space, making our way to Mars.

Regular Guest:

Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( http://KimberlyCartier.org & @AstroKimCartier ) Dr. Brian Koberlein ( https://briankoberlein.com/ / @BrianKoberlein

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