Volcanoes, and Hot Springs
These geologic features, which arise from geothermal activity,
are not just hot; theyre heavily permeated by sulfurous
compounds. These environments may resemble Venus or the early
Earth. Microbes living in geysers, volcanoes, and hot springs
have managed to adapt and even make use of chemicals that would
be toxic to most life on Earth today.
"Life at High Temperatures"
(From the University of Wisconsin):
"Bugs from the Deep May Be Window
into the Origins of Lifeon Earth and Beyond"
(From the American Association for the Advancement of Science):
"Brave New Biosphere"
(From the Why Files):
"Extremities: Geology and Life in
Yellowstone and the Implications for Other Worlds"
(From the Lunar and Planetary Institute):