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!



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