10 Unusual Places We’ve Found Life


As Ian Malcolm said in Jurassic Park, “If there’s one thing the history of evolution has taught us, it’s that life will not be contained. Life breaks free, it expands to new territories, and crashes through barriers painfully, maybe even dangerously, but, uh, well, there it is. Life, uh, finds a way.”

Considering the plethora of examples of extremophiles living in incredibly harsh and unexpected places around the Earth, it certainly seems like Michael Crichton and Steven Spielberg were ahead of the curve on this one.

From deep-sea volcanic vents to the vacuum of outer space, here are 10 of the most unusual places where we have found life.

This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!

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