Speaker: Dr. Martin Fisk (Emeritus Professor of Oceanography, OSU-CEOAS)
Topic: The First Energy Source for Life, An Hypothesis
Mixing of high-pH hydrothermal vent water with seawater has been proposed as the source of energy for Earth’s first life. This talk hypothesizes an alternate energy source for the first life. This energy is available on most planets in our galaxy that have liquid water and basalt.
Thursday, January 31 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Hatfield Marine Science Center, Guin Library Seminar Room
2030 SE Marine Science Dr, Newport, OR 97365