International Journal of Biometeorology

, Volume 25, Issue 3, pp 219–221 | Cite as

Idiopathic menstrual disorders in airline stewardesses. A possible origin from solar radiation of heavy magnetic particles

  • F. W. Cope


Observed menstrual disturbances in airline stewardesses which have no obvious cause are suggested possibly to be due to a new type of heavy magnetic particle which may be present in cosmic radiation from the sun. The existence of cosmic radiation of this type is implied by experimental observations of antigen-antibody reactions at magnetic electrodes. This radiation may consist of magnetoelectric dipole or monopole particles, for which some theoretical and experimental physical evidence has been reported.


Radiation Plant Physiology Solar Radiation Experimental Observation Magnetic Particle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. W. Cope
    • 1
  1. 1.Naval Air Development CenterBiochemistry LaboratoryWarminsterUSA

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