Corpus ID: 23714966

Phosphenes in low earth orbit: survey responses from 59 astronauts.

@article{Fuglesang2006PhosphenesIL,
  title={Phosphenes in low earth orbit: survey responses from 59 astronauts.},
  author={C. Fuglesang and L. Narici and P. Picozza and W. Sannita},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={77 4},
  pages={
          449-52
        }
}
INTRODUCTION It has long been known that many people in space experience sudden phosphenes, or light flashes. Although it is clear that they are related to high-energy particles in the space radiation environment, many details about them are still unknown. In an effort to gain more knowledge about the light flashes, a study was initiated to collect information from people who have recently flown in space. METHOD A survey conducted by anonymous questionnaire was performed among astronauts… Expand
Heavy ions light flashes and brain functions: recent observations at accelerators and in spaceflight
Phosphene perception is due to the ultra-weak photon emission produced in various parts of the visual system: glutamate in the focus
Mechanisms of phosphenes in irradiated patients.
Mechanisms of phosphene generation in ocular proton therapy as related to space radiation exposure.
Electrophysiological responses of the mouse retina to 12C ions
...
1
2
3
4
...