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Tardigrades are amazing creatures that can withstand the most extreme conditions on Earth, as well as the vacuum of space! This unique and charismatic animal has the ability to survive in a variety of situations. In today's program, Exploratorium scientist Karen Kalumuck will continue our programming about life in extreme environments as it relates to the search for 'habitability' on Mars.
Project: Return to Mars | Browse All
Date: August 23, 2012
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, General Science, Life Science/Biology
Chris McKay, Planetary Scientist at the NASA Ames Research Center, has traveled the world seeking Mars-like environments. In the Dry Valleys of Antarctica—his favorite Mars analog on Earth—Dr. McKay discovered a kind of algae living inside rocks porous to light and water. He’ll show us some of these rocks and talk about the physical conditions required for life.
Project: Origins: Astrobiology: The Search for Life | Browse All
Date: November 19, 2003
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science