Gian Posted November 28, 2022 Share Posted November 28, 2022 (edited) As a means of creating artificial gravity sci-fi authors and movies have often suggested using a centrifugal force in a rotating space station or spacecraft, as in 2001 A Space Odyssey However the idea apparrently fails to take note of the "Coriolis effect" which would cause immediate nausea and loss of balance, like motion sickness, unless the rotating radius were very large eg 1 mile+ Yet even Lord Nelson was seasick for several days after putting to sea, but would then gain his sea legs and be unaffected. Is it possible that the bodies of individuals like the crew of 2001's spacecraft Discovery One may adapt after a few days and get their "space legs" leaving them unaffected by the Coriolis effect? Thanks GIAN🙂 Edited November 28, 2022 by Gian Better grammar Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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