Latest News for: Hydrothermal vents


Seafloor life devastated near explosive volcanic eruption in Pacific, research shows

Phys Dot Org 16 May 2024
That April, Beinart's team conducted a series of remotely operated vehicle dives at six hydrothermal vent fields in the Lau basin ... Beinart et al, Deep seafloor hydrothermal vent communities buried by ...

Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai eruption 'devastated' sea life - study

RNZ 16 May 2024
... devastating effect of the record-breaking 2022 Hunga submarine volcanic eruption on endangered and vulnerable snail and mussel species - that previously thrived at nearby deep-sea hydrothermal vents.

Northstar Gold defines near Surface EM conductor southeast of Cam Copper Mine, Ontario

Resource World 16 May 2024
The entire package of conductor(s) could represent stacked lenses of VMS surrounding a sub-seafloor hydrothermal vent area ... vent area where magnetite stringer zones are common in the footwall sequence.

Linking Organic Molecules to Hydrothermal Vents on Enceladus

Universe Today 15 May 2024
This image shows a black smoker hydrothermal vent discovered in the Atlantic Ocean in 1979 ... There’s a missing link between the hydrothermal vents and the molecules vented into space.

Iron-sulfur minerals may bear witness to first microbes on Earth that lived billions of years ago

Phys Dot Org 15 May 2024
A team of researchers at the Universities of Tübingen and Göttingen has found that certain minerals with characteristic shapes could indicate the activity of bacteria in hydrothermal vents—or black smokers—in the deep ocean several billion years ago.

Giant Viruses With Ancient Origins Lurk In Yellowstone's Hot Springs

IFL Science 13 May 2024
Interestingly, some of the viruses are related to other thermophilic viruses that live deep within the ocean around hydrothermal vents. Hydrothermal vents contain the ideal conditions and a soup of key ...

Discovery of biomarkers in space—conditions on Saturn's moon Enceladus simulated in the laboratory

Phys Dot Org 13 May 2024
The cradle of life on Earth was probably located in a hot-water vent at the bottom of the ocean. "In research, we also speak of a hydrothermal field," explains Dr ... It is possible that such vents also ...

White (Natural) Hydrogen Market 2024: Trends, Analysis, And Industry Insights

GetNews 13 May 2024
Global White (Natural) Hydrogen Market- By Source- Serpentinization of Olivine and Pyroxene Ultramafic Rocks Volcanic Activity and Magma Crystallization Hydrothermal Vents Degassing Primordial Hydrogen Others.

I discovered hydrothermal vents, but I’m only known for finding the Titanic

The Observer 09 May 2024
The organisms are ‘ingesting the chemistry’ of hydrothermal vents ... You discovered hydrothermal vents, but they’re only going to remember you for finding that old boat.”.

New active hydrothermal vents spotted 8366 feet beneath ocean surface

Interesting Engineering 07 May 2024
‘Dark life’ ecosystems are thriving under hydrothermal vents Hydrothermal vent site in the Arctic could provide clues about ...

Unravelling life’s origin: five key breakthroughs from the past five years

Raw Story 06 May 2024
Some scientists think that life emerged in deep-sea hydrothermal vents, where the conditions provided the necessary energy ... Volcanic rocks could have facilitated the chemical reactions that assembled nucleotides into RNA chains.Hydrothermal vents.

Six Books That Explore What’s Out There

The Atlantic 06 May 2024
... such as assfish, snailfish, weirdfish, and rattails—and underwater natural phenomena, such as black smoker hydrothermal vents, chimneylike structures that spew a sulfide-rich “smoke” into the water.

Unraveling life's origin: Five key breakthroughs from the past five years

Phys Dot Org 05 May 2024
Some scientists think that life emerged in deep-sea hydrothermal vents, where the conditions provided the necessary energy ... Hydrothermal vents ... deep-sea alkaline hydrothermal vents in the early ocean.

A new oceans treaty: Protecting marine life on the high seas

The Manila Times 04 May 2024
NEARLY two-thirds of the ocean lies outside any country's control or national jurisdiction ... The areas include deep-sea trenches, seamounts and hydrothermal vents, examples of which abound in our Asia-Pacific region ... Open access to ABNJ ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... ....

Letters to the Editor for May 2, 2024

The East Hampton Star 02 May 2024
NASA’s spaceships have recently discovered many new moons around Jupiter and Saturn, several of which have vast oceans under their icy crust, and may have hydrothermal vents of their own where life could exist and evolve.