P4_7 Cumulative GCR Dose of Nostromo Survivors

Peter Hague, Claire Davis, Freddie Tilley


At the end of the film Alien [1] two survivors of an interstellar spacecraft are cast adrift in a small shuttle. Expecting to be picked up within weeks, the survivors are discovered at the beginning of the sequel Aliens [2] after having spent 57 years in deep space. This paper estimates the dose of galactic cosmic rays they would receive, and the potential biological effects.

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