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Amazing Fungus Discovered at Chernobyl Could Be Grown On Rockets to Protect Astronauts from Toxic Space Radiation

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Fungus found in the destroyed reactors of Chernobyl could be used as a protective radiation shield for astronauts, as it consumes radiation.

Outside of the protective magnetosphere and atmosphere of Earth, astronauts are showered with a twenty-fold higher amount of ionizing radiation—levels that would prove unsustainable without protection. But a discovery at the nuclear accident site of Chernobyl in Ukraine, has offered a possible solution.

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