Episode 7

Episode 7: Water-bears


13 June 2019

16 mins 3 secs

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About this Episode

Professor Adam Hart joins Jules at Cheltenham Science Festival to talk about a tardigrade (sometimes called a moss piglet or water-bear) that turned up in some moss dangling over the pond edge. Topics include microscopy, memories and invertebrates that are gateway drugs to hardcore entomology.

Michael Rosen's book 'We're going on a bear hunt' features heavily.
The sample is from this author's reading: https://youtu.be/0gyI6ykDwds