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Anatomy & Physiology

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Our bodies function necessarily under the presence of gravity; how blood pumps, a sense of balance and bone growth are all due to life in a world where gravity is an inescapable reality. Armed with experiments from neuroscientists David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel, astronaut Jay Buckey presents a thought experiment: How would our bodies work without the force of gravity?

TEDed video created and narrated by Jay Buckey. Directed by Biljana Labovic. Animated by Godfrey Hibbert, Lisa LaBracio, and Celeste Lai.

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Pulling G - eBook

Discover how performing in a high G environment is extremely demanding on the body.

The Human Body and Weightlessness - eBook

Learn about all of the major problems associated with the absence of body weight in space.

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Physics of the Human Body

Explore the physics and engineering aspects of human physiology.

Life at the Extremes

Explore what happens to our bodies in seemingly uninhabitable environments.

The Grip of Gravity

Discover how the true nature of gravity is still a mystery.