Today’s ‘Galaxy’ Insight –“The Hidden Universe”

 

 

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β€œIt’s clear to me that if you wiped all multicellular life-forms off the face of the earth, microbial life might shift a tiny bit, if microbial life were to disappear, that would be it β€” instant death for the planet.”


Carl Woese, microbiologist and biophysicist, famous for defining the Archaea (a new domain or kingdom of life), and the originator of the RNA world hypothesis.

 

Carl-woese-1996

 

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