Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Could Tardigrades be Vacuum Packed?
Earlier this year, on the scishow YouTube channel, they posted a video regarding the extremophile known as Tardigrades, AKA Waterbears or Moss Piglets, stating their amazing ability to exist in some of the most extreme environments on Earth. They also discuss a NASA experiment where they survived in the vacuum of space for ten days. Obviously, for tabletop game setting creators, these creatures represent, if scaled up, a great threat to adventurers which could make their home on nearly any plane. See more here!