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NASA studies underwater 'white smoker' vents

Hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor can teach us about possible habitats on other worlds.


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Comment icon #1 Posted by micahc on 1 June, 2020, 1:02
I am going to try this joke one more time. Catholics please pay attention.  Uh hem.     The white smoke from the vents, means the underworld has elected a new pope.  
Comment icon #2 Posted by Manwon Lender on 1 June, 2020, 1:57
This one of the most interesting subjects that most of the Population as no idea about. This is single most important process that ever discovered that is the most likely place that life on our planet originated from. These vents expel Hydrogen sulfide is a poison gas that’s lethal for humans even in very low concentrations. Yet, this compound — two parts hydrogen, one part sulfur — turned out to be the food source for bacteria that drive an entirely new ecosystem. (New to usat least. Some scientists suspect this type of ecosystem might, in fact, be the oldest on our planet.) Chemosynthesis is... [More]
Comment icon #3 Posted by Jon the frog on 4 June, 2020, 14:51
Morlocks are happy with the result !

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