How Captain Marvel Survives in Space

Carol Danvers received a plethora of powers when she hybridized with the Kree space aliens, but her most extraordinary is the ability to survive in space. Just how does she do it if no life forms thrive there? Kyle splices for answers in this week's Because Science!

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Learn more:
EXTREMOPHILE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extremophile
TARDIGRADE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tardigrade
CRYPTOBIOSIS:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptobiosis
DSUP: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dsup
HUMAN ADAPTATION TO SPACE: http://www.mdcampbell.com/HumanAdaptationtoSpace.pdf
TARDIGRADES SURVIVE SPACE EXPOSURE: https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(08)00805-1
SEA NOMAD ENLARGED SPLEENS: https://news.berkeley.edu/2018/04/19/enlarged-spleen-key-to-diving-endurance-of-sea-nomads/
GAS EXCHANGE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_exchange#Exchange_membrane
DIVING REFLEX: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diving_reflex


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