Gravity Assist: Gardens at the Bottom of the Sea, with Laurie Barge

08.07.2020 - By Gravity Assist

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Laurie Barge, an astrobiologist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, studies how plant-looking mineral structures called chimneys grow from chemicals found at the deepest depths of the ocean. In her lab she has glass vials and bulbs full of different chemical mixtures that simulate undersea conditions.

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