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The Rise and Fall of a Chemosynthetic Empire

The Biosphere’s Earliest Footprint

Published in The EarthSphere Blog

Chemosynthetic Empire (by WM House; ArcheanArt)


Previously I wrote about the origins of life’s building blocks: DNA and RNA, and abiogenesis, how life arose from a non-living world. This article continues the story and speculates on Earth’s first living empire. I borrowed heavily…




EarthSphere: The intersection of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and biosphere — The place where we live.

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Exploring relationships between people and our planet — Stories and articles promoting science, art, environmental awareness, and human insights.

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