Life on Venus.......

Eric Grunden egrunden at prairienet.org
Tue Feb 13 11:54:30 EST 1996


In a previous article, dmr at nhm.ac.uk (Dave Roberts) says:

>Life probaly appeared on earth as soon as it was cool enough to have liquid
>water, and the oldest fossils are about 3500 My.  These are believed to be
>cyanobacteria.  If the universe is about 15000 My, then Hoyle &

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Aren't the cyanobacteria aerobic?  I thought the oldest organisms on Earth
were the anaerobic thermoacidophiles found in the volcanic vents at the
bottom of the ocean. Weren't they here long before oxygen showed up?

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