NSF PR 03-84

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

Website: http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/03/pr0384.htm

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