Monday, March 14, 2011

Carolina Junior's Research Goes Global

Junior physics major Susan Clark traveled halfway around the world last summer hunting tiny super-heroes who can withstand extreme conditions. These microscopic animals--known as tardigrades--can survive boiling, freezing, radiation, exposure to the vacuum of space and very long periods of dehydration. According to Clark, “Carolina is an unbelievable place for undergrads who want to do research.”

Read more about Clark's adventure and other creative collaborations in Carolina Arts & Sciences magazine.