Monthly Archives: August 2012

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin July 1969, Apollo 11: spacecraft eyes (S/C/E) or is it zero gravity trauma?

NASA NASA OMSF PRIMARY MISSION OBJECTIVES FOR APOLLO 11 PRIMARY OBJECTIVE Perform a manned lunar landing and return. Do you get concussions on the moon ? This is not a simple trick rhetorical question. Basically with the moon’s 1/6 gravity … Continue reading

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Dryocopus pileatus: Woodpeckers avoiding the shaken brain syndrome

How do common woodpeckers avoid essentially a shaken brain syndrome? In a previous essay I had described how woodpeckers avoided concussions with their rapid fire 20 times a second at 1200 g occurring each impact behavior with a tightly packed … Continue reading

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