Extremeophiles


An extremeophile is an organism that thrives in extreme conditions. Particularly fond of geothermal vents, and Arctic ice, they are able to survive under unimaginable conditions.  With this in mind, one must ponder the possibility of other ” extreme ” life forms in our universe.

Diatoms from Mono Lake CA.

http://serc.carleton.edu/microbelife/extreme/extremophiles.html