Tardigrades are the Planets Most Hardcore Critters

10/24/2018 | 3m 12s

It can survive drying out, extreme heat and cold, and even exposure to vacuum. The humble tardigrade can be found practically anywhere there’s enough water for it to live, and quite a few places there isn’t. This weird, ugly-cute little guy’s secret comes down to chemistry.

Aired: 10/24/18

Rating: NR

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