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Images Dated 29th January 2003

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John Stapp during a high G-force test on a sled Featured 29 Jan 2003 Print

John Stapp during a high G-force test on a sled

Acceleration and deceleration testing. Time-lapse images of John Stapp strapped in a sled seat during high G-force acceleration and deceleration testing. The images run from left to right, starting at upper left. The 27 rocket-propelled runs made by Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Stapp (born 1910) showed the effects of rapid accelerat- ion and deceleration on the human body. On December 10 1954, Stapp reached 632 miles per hour in 5 seconds before being brought back to rest in just over a second with a force of over 40 Gs. Despite initial blindness and collapsed lungs, he quickly recovered, proving that it was possible to survive an ejection from a supersonic aircraft


Genetically-modified seedling Featured 29 Jan 2003 Print

Genetically-modified seedling

Genetically-modified seedling, being held by a scientist wearing protective clothing. Genetically modified (GM) or transgenic plants have genetic material (genes) from other species added to their own. These genes may provide the plants with beneficial traits, for example increased resistance to frost or pests

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