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Re: starship-design: Air born Viruses

Jonathan J Jay wrote:
>          In watching many Sci-Fi movie, I've come across two different
> points that contradict each other, and you probably have too. In WAR OF
> THE WORLDS, the invading aliens are killed by viruses and bacteria that
> they are not immune to; in another movie, however, I forget which, it
> said the viruses and other agent have not adapted to use of human cells.
> I was wondering which of these is more likely of happening.
> Jonathan
Don't forget the fungi and other sacrophages.  They'll eat just about
anything organic.  To them, humans look like a big cheesecake.  I have
seen a piece of damp bread turn completely into a spongy mass in 20
days. yucko!
Nels Lindberg