Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Water Bears in space

In 2007, microscopic animals commonly known as water bears became the first animal to survive exposure to space. It prevailed over sub-zero temperatures, unrelenting solar winds and an oxygen-deprived space vacuum. Read more here
Tardigrades are microscopic animals commonly known as water bears


Tardigrades are microscopic animals commonly known as water bears
Photo via bbc

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