NASA Astrobiologist Jack Farmer is featured in this web article that focuses on microrganisms found in Yellowstone hot springs and ocean floor hydrothermal vents. Included within the article are numerous links to concepts, resources, and further readings involving exobiology. and microbiology. Downloadable Quick time videos of a discussion with Farmer and hydrothermal vent activity at the ocean floor are also available.
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Evolution, Microbiology, Astrobiology Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8) Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Ecology Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biosphere:Evolution, Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Terrestrial, Biosphere:AstrobiologyKeywords: thermophiles, archaea, bacteria
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