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Astronomy Talk: Space Bugs – How wee Little Creatures help us Understand the Cosmos

January 27, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Space Bugs – How wee Little Creatures help us Understand the Cosmos


Rosa Santomartino




Microorganisms are everywhere, from extremely hot volcanic springs to your gut. They have successfully adapted to extreme conditions on Earth. However, the harshest environment is Space. We will explore which microbes can survive in Space, how they can achieve that and why it is important for us.

Venue

Royal Observatory Edinburgh
Blackford Hill
Edinburgh, Scotland EH9 3HJ United Kingdom

Organiser

Royal Observatory, Edinburgh
Website:
http://www.roe.ac.uk/vc/index.html