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The Science Behind Yellowstone’s Rainbow Hot Spring

The Science Behind Yellowstone’s Rainbow Hot Spring

The Science Behind Yellowstone’s Rainbow Hot Spring

Have you ever wondered about the beautifully contrasting colours of the Grand Prismatic Spring at the Yellowstone National Park? Although the steam it produces is not obvious in many photos depicting it, it nevertheless is well over 70C – virtually able to cook anything immersed in it, and discharges over 2,000L of water each minute. Yet in its waters there are living creatures. This article explains its remarkable life forms.

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http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/science-behind-yellowstones