Charles Limoli, University of California - Irvine (image) University of California - Irvine Share Print E-Mail Caption 'The space environment poses unique hazards to astronauts,' says study leader Charles Limoli, UCI professor of radiation oncology. 'Exposure to these [highly energetic charged] particles can lead to a range of potential central nervous system complications that can occur during and persist long after actual space travel.' Credit Steve Zylius / UCI Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.