Some Like it Hot

Henry Bortman, Astrobiology Magazine

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)
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:EcologyKeywords: thermophiles, archaea, bacteria