Image: NSF Press Release: "Microbe from Depths Takes Hottest Life to Hottest Known Limit"
Caption: "Strain 121"—a microorganism that lives at 121 degrees C—the hottest existence known, was discovered in a black smoker on the Juan de Fuca ridge off the northwestern United States.
Source: Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, NOAA
NSF funded: YES
NSF permission to use: YES
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