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Origins: Astrobiology: The Search for Life
Life at the Extremes (Webcast)
Date: November 19, 2003
Running Time: 00:35:56

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Meet Breea Govenar, a biologist at Penn State University, as she speaks to us from aboard a research vessel from Wood's Hole Oceanographic Institute. She'll discuss life near deep-sea thermal vents in the Pacific Ocean. The Webcast also includes Dr. Alissa Arp, a biologist from San Francisco State University studying the tube worms that live around these very hot marine spots. Dr. Arp was on the first biological expedition to visit the deep-sea vents in 1979.

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