Life Thrives on the 3 Month Old Lava

Life Thrives on the 3 Month Old Lava

Thick, orange bacterial mats coat 3 month old pillow basalts ceated during the eruption of Axial Seamount that started April 24th, 2015. Green lasers are 10 cm apart. Credit: NSF-OOI/UW/ROPOS; V15.

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