kramer writes "New Scientist is reporting the creation of a lighweight radiation-proof fabric called Demron. Demron is being touted by its inventors as comparable to lead shielding at a fraction of the weight. Could be very useful for any future interplanetary space missions where the amount of radiation absorbed by the crew is a significant concern."
"Little prigs and three-quarter madmen may have the conceit that the laws of
nature are constantly broken for their sakes."
-- Friedrich Nietzsche