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Old August 30 2013, 12:28 AM   #19
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Re: Artificial Gravity Generation

Robert Comsol wrote: View Post
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Just because you are asleep doesn't stop your bones and muscles from deteriorating in a zero gravity environment
But in the sort of cryosleep that keeps you alive for 200 subjective years, without the need to drink or eat, this would not be a concern.
The deterioration of bones and muscles is not a question of nutrition, it's owed to the absence of Mother Earth's gravity.

The cryogenics units and their occupants were not at all bereft of power, or artificial gravity though. Khan Singh showed absolutely no sign of muscular atrophy or any sort of physical malady at all. AG was maintained (out of necessity) for the duration of their voyage.
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