August 04, 2008
400 degree water

The famous underwater "black smokers" - home of strange super-heat-resistant bacteria and other exotic lifeforms spew out water that is 400 degrees Celsius. The high pressure allows the water to remain liquid at this high temperature. New Scientist have a story about it here.

Posted by Claus at August 04, 2008 03:30 PM | TrackBack (0)
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