Sending life to the stars
Reposting with an update
Interesting article from Science daily on Sending life to the stars. Looks like we are getting closer to being able to propel objects to near to the speed of light.
Granted this research they are looking at 20-30% but this is a big step forward.
Original Mastodon post
Happy do discuss on Mastodon, Discourse or at the Paignton Library STEM Group meetings.
University of California - Santa Barbara. "Sending life to the stars: Scientists contemplate launching tiny lifeforms into interstellar space." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 6 January 2022. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/01/220106133257.htm>.
Related (or seems to be) article from Biorxiv – Nematodes can survive in a suspended form of life for indefinite time
Lots of life which can survive in very harsh conditions.