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By Sarah Kessler | 08-01-2012 | 12:20 PM
John Powell: Founder, “JP” of JP Aerospace
A Blank Ping-Pong Ball
A Beeping Ball
A college in Belgium used JP Aerospace’s space ping-pong ball flights in their cancer research. As Powell puts it, exposing cells to cosmic rays is like “getting five years of a bad sunburn all at once.” Sending cells to space helped the university do accelerated research.
Image: Flickr user Patrick Brosset