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Tardigrades: Adorable Extremophiles

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Uploaded on Jan 11, 2012

Hank explains why NASA and the European Space Agency are in love with tardigrades and how these extremophiles are helping us study the panspermia hypothesis.

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Credits:
Produced by Hank Green
Chief Editor: Blake de Pastino
Cinematography: Nick Jenkins
Video Editor: Matt Ferguson
Graphics: Amber Bushnell
Written by: Hank Green

TAGS: tardigrade, water bear, moss piglet, extremophile, inhospitable, environment, revive, dormant, dormancy, absolute zero, radiation, pressure, vacuum, outer space, space, NASA, european space agency, space shuttle, endeavor, TARDIS, panspermia, meteorite, science, scientists, scishow, hank green, dose

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