Between the Gender Lines: Wu figures by Brad Wierbowski Think of your most noticeable feature. But whatever it is, for better or worse, it is probably not your most salient feature to the world around you. Gender identity haunts every aspect of our lives, dictating the outcomes of our conversations, our workplaces, our relationships — even our bath products.
Artwork by Bill Wray for Ren and Stimpy Flotation Mattress If you have a torchshipand it is going to accelerate at more than one g for longer than a few minutes, the crew is going to need special couches to lie in.
Otherwise the g forces will cause severe injury or even kill. A standard Apollo couch just ain't gonna cut the mustard. You are going to need something more fancy. The next step up is an advanced waterbeds or flotation mattress.
The astronaut lies on a big flexible plastic bag full of water. The water automatically conforms to the contours of the astronaut's body.
The water mattress is the fruit and the astronaut is the piston. In The Mote in God's Eye by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle the flotation chairs were supplemented by a few motorized acceleration couches used by damage control parties who had to move around during high gs.
Bury was in the gee bath: Only his face and hands showed above the curved surface. His face looked old—it almost showed his true age. I only want access to information on our progress. At my age I dare not move from this rubber bathtub for the duration of our voyage. How long will we be under four gees?
She looked as if she hadn't slept in a week or smiled in years. Blaine said, "Hello, Sally. She gripped the arms of her chair and stood up. She let go and spread her arms to show how capable she was. Keep your knees straight.
You can break your back just sitting down. Now stay erect, but reach behind you. Get both the chair arms in your hands before you try to bend at the waist—" She didn't believe it was dangerous, not until she started to sit down.
Then the muscles in her arms knotted, panic flared in her eyes, and she sat much too abruptly, as if MacArthur's gravity had sucked her down. Do you see me standing up?
She was obviously dizzy from the jolt. Click for larger image Model by Dan Thompson. But three hundred lives depend on it. Far to the right was one marked: Two gravities cut it to twelve days seventeen hours; even so, half the colony would be dead.
That way they could save almost everybody, but, oh, brother! The time advantage dropped off by inverse squares. Eighteen days required one gravity, so nine days took four, while four-and-a-half days required a fantastic sixteen gravities. Is there one available? But what are its chances?
Even between the inner planets robots often went astray. In four-billion-odd miles the chance that one could hit close enough to be caught by radio control was slim.[This is the third part of a four part essay–here is Part I.].
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