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NASA’s Curiosity rover makes its ‘most unexpected’ find on Mars

CNN 20 Jul 2024
The presence of silica suggests hot springs or steam vents may have once been on ...Pure elemental sulfur is a very weird finding because on Earth we mostly find it in places like hydrothermal vents.
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Wagner teacher connects students to coastal wonders through ocean exploration

The Daily Republic 17 Jul 2024
WAGNER, S.D ... “The ocean is just amazing,” Tucek said ... "WHOI is known for making remarkable discoveries, from the first documented hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor to notable wreckage finds such as the Titanic," Cody said.
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The Most Alien Places on Earth Are Melting Away

The Atlantic 17 Jul 2024
Antarctica is home to some of the most alien places on Earth. No trees interrupt the horizon ... [ Read ... In 1977, marine creatures were discovered around hydrothermal vents deep in the Pacific Ocean ... But Antarctic ice is thinning rapidly ... [ Read ... [ Read ... .
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Car drives into hot acidic lake with five people inside

Metro UK 16 Jul 2024
The park is home to 10,000 hydrothermal pools (Picture ... There are more than 10,000 hydrothermal pools in Yellowstone Park, including the world’s greatest concentrations of geysers. It also features hot springs, mudpots and steam vents.
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Machine learning unlocks secrets of early plate tectonics

Phys Dot Org 16 Jul 2024
"With these two processes essentially in place from day one, the Hadean Earth would have been habitable, allowing for the origin of life not only at hydrothermal vents, but also in Darwin's warm pools." ... More information ... DOI. 10.1073/pnas.2405160121.
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Canada Sets Up its Largest Marine Protected Area

The Maritime Executive 15 Jul 2024
Canada was the first country to protect the globally rare hydrothermal vents, with the creation of Endevour Hydrothermal Vents MPA back in 2003.
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Car with five people inside plunges into hot acidic lake at national park

Metro UK 15 Jul 2024
The park is home to 10,000 hydrothermal pools (Picture ... There are more than 10,000 hydrothermal pools in Yellowstone Park, including the world’s greatest concentrations of geysers. It also features hot springs, mudpots and steam vents.
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New Marine Protected Area designated in Canada

SAFETY4SEA 15 Jul 2024
What are MPAs? ... Multiple Use ... The Tang.ɢwan — ḥačxwiqak — Tsig̱is MPA is distinguished by its remarkable seafloor features, including over 47 underwater mountains, known as seamounts, and all of Canada’s known confirmed hydrothermal vents ... ....
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B.C. waters now home to Canada's largest marine protected area

North Shore News 11 Jul 2024
It says the area spanning more than 133,000 square kilometres covers "extraordinary seafloor features," including more than 47 underwater mountains, known as seamounts, and all of the confirmed hydrothermal vents in Canada.
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Do Planets Have the Raw Ingredients for Life? The Answer is in their Stars

Universe Today 09 Jul 2024
... a great example is life that thrives at the bottom of the ocean, taking energy and indeed nutrients from thermal vents ... A black smoker hydrothermal vent discovered in the Atlantic Ocean in 1979.
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The World’s Oldest Crystals Contain Traces Of Even Older Sediments

IFL Science 08 Jul 2024
The Earth’s first few hundred million years were not as strange to us as we might think ... The two competing hypotheses for the origins of life are the warm little pond proposed by Darwin, and the hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the ocean.  ... .
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Does alien life exist in Europa, Jupiter's largest moon?

The Times of India 04 Jul 2024
Recent discoveries include water plumes and potential hydrothermal vents, hinting at a habitat ...
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300°C Liquid Oozes From Chimney-Like Vents Deep Below Arctic Ocean

IFL Science 01 Jul 2024
Some 3,000 meters (9,843 feet) beneath the Arctic Ocean, scientists are exploring a bubbling field of hydrothermal vents along the Knipovich Ridge near Svalbard, the northernmost settlement on Earth.
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Unique Coral Found In Deep Arctic Ocean Is "Almost Certainly A New Species"

IFL Science 23 May 2024
Advertisement ... Advertisement ... They previously explored the Svyatogor Ridge, a site at a depth of around 3,700 meters (12,140 feet) within the Arctic mid-ocean ridge system that’s loaded with hydrothermal vents ... Advertisement ... .
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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 ...
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