Monday, February 25, 2008

Krill Living in Water 9,800 Feet Below Antarctica Offer Hope for Life on Other Planets

Scientists think the krill learned to dive so deeply to eat algae that has fallen to the sea floor. But this discovery also reveals that life forms can be hardier than we think, and perhaps there are already creatures like these krill living in the icy seas below the ice on Jupiter's moon Europa.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

"Krill Living in Water 9,800 Feet Below Antarctica..."

Oh, dear Lord--for a moment there I thought the headline was about the Krill aliens, not tiny shrimp...