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Underwater Chemical Garden Powers a Light Bulb

Aug 08

Zothecula writes: Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have grown underwater chimney-like structures capable of generating enough electricity to power a light bulb. The team linked several of these chimneys to get the required electricity. Their findings indicate that the seafloor equivalents of these chemical gardens might just have contributed the electricity needed for the Earth’s first organisms to develop.


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