From the October 2008 issue

See extremophiles on Earth

Watch a video of the ecosystem along the hydrothermal vents of the Galápagos Rift.
By | Published: October 27, 2008 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
On Earth, life pops up in the strangest places. Whether blisteringly hot or numbingly cold, environments at the extremes offer a foothold for microscopic life.