These creepy water bear things will outlive us all

These creepy water bear things will outlive us all

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While humans are beginning to figure out how to get the hell off this planet we’re destroying, these tiny water bear creatures called tardigrades have evidently been evolving to survive whatever earthly calamity comes their way. 

A study published Friday in a journal called Scientific Reports says tardigrades can survive pretty much anything

Three astrophysicists wanted to see what might be able to kill off the resilient microscopic creatures, so they ran some insane-sounding theoretical tests. The physicists threw gamma rays, asteroids and supernovae at the tardigrades, and the little guys pretty much hung around, according to the mathematical models used in the experiment. Read more…

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