The Tartan Tardigrade Podcast

Illustration of a tardigrade wearing a scottish hat

The UK Centre for Astrobiology (UKCA) produces podcast called the Tartan Tardigrade, talking to guests from around the world about their research in astrobiology, their careers, and the prospects for life in the universe.

Each podcast has been licensed CC BY Attribution.

The first podcast of the series is embedded below. You can view and listen to all of the podcast episode on the UKCA website here:


The Tartan Tardigrade – Episode 1 – Susannah Porter

This episode features a chat with Susannah Porter from the University of California Santa Barbara about her work on fossil evidence for early eukaryotes, and signs that vampire-like predators were active before predation was previously thought to happen.