Re: Fish in Space

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Thu Aug 10 2000 - 13:12:00 MDT

Amara Graps wrote:
> From: Ross A. Finlayson (, Wed Aug 09 2000
> >Maybe some of the sea life could be put into space to see how it
> >reacts. How does fish life react in space?
> (somewhat tongue-in-cheek answer)
> From: Warm-Blooded Plants and Freeze-Dried Fish by Freeman J. Dyson
> "Every time a major impact occurs on Europa, a vast quantity of water
> is splashed from the ocean into the space around Jupiter. Some of the
> water evaporates, and some condenses into snow. Creatures living in
> the water far enough from the impact have a chance of being splashed
> into space and quickly freeze-dried. Therefore, an easy way to look
> for evidence of life in Europa's ocean is to look for freeze-dried
> fish in the ring of space debris orbiting Jupiter."

Gee, do they get pre cooked, or does Jupiters EM field microwave them?? Kinda
makes dynamiting fish look pale by comparison.... ;)

Mike Lorrey

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