What are the hottest average annual temperature for life in the ocean to withstand? Particularly algae This could include life from all points in earth history.
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The previous record-holder, P. fumarii, could live at temperatures as high as 113 °C (235 °F), well above the boiling point of water. But the new microbe, for now called “Strain 121,” thrives at 121 °C and can even survive for two hours at 130 °C.