[TML] critters survive spacing

Grimmund grimmund at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 08:04:38 MDT 2008


Google hands me the oddest headlines, sometimes.
Tiny Critters Survive Space (With No Spacesuit)
http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2008/09/09/tardigrade-space.html

Roughly 12% survival rate after being spaced and exposed to direct UV
radiation.  No mention of the duration of exposure.

Dan
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If it's true that our species is alone in the universe, then I'd have to say
that the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little. -George
Carlin


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