Extremophiles images

We’ve braved some tough conditions to find pictures of organisms that thrive in extreme conditions, giving us insight into how life elsewhere in the universe might exist

Image research and captions by Fathima Simjee.

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About this resource

This resource was first published in ‘Space Biology’ in June 2015.

Microbiology, Ecology and environment
Space Biology
Education levels:
16–19, Continuing professional development