Scientists have theorised that these organisms could serve as radiation shields for future astronauts on long-distance missions.
Tardigrades, or water bears, can survive without water for at least 10 years, as per recent research.
Two independent groups have localized flashes of these millisecond-long bursts from Milky Way-esque galaxies.
Findings from the study will help make decisions about long-term missions to the Moon & Mars.
Perovskites are efficient, have a high power-to-weight ratio & high tolerance to space radiation.
The team also plans to map the entire northern sky in high-res, potentially revealing millions more.
NASA claims round-trip mission to Mars could last three years; to explore how it might affect human body
Combined with ongoing NASA studies, the new research could enable safer and more effective travel to destinations beyond low-Earth orbit.