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Why Astronauts Wear Socks: Psychology + Gravity My daughter is of the age where facts are paramount. She loves facts. They are important. They feel safe. They are indisputable. Before bed a few nights ago, we were reading one of those thick books of facts for kids about science. My husband and I trying not to fall asleep as she attentively absorbed each and every fact shared about space, space shuttles and the density of planets. We reached a section full of fun facts about all the strange little things astronauts have to consider in zero gravity. It's enormous enough of an idea to have gotten both tired parents' attention. My daughter was simply transfixed. Turns out, without gravity EVERYTHING...

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