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Associate Professor Gregory Kovacs describes balloon launch of worms

Associate Professor Gregory Kovacs explains an experiment using balloons to launch worms into the stratosphere. The balloon experiment is a steppingstone for future rocket-launched experiments to study the effects of space radiation and microgravity on genes.

Video: Jack Hubbard
Worms footage courtesy Chris Storment

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