Microbialites

09.11.2023 - 03.03.2024

Musée cantonal de géologie
Microbialites expo
Microbialites expo

From the collections of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle de Paris and the Naturéum, the thirty specimens on display cover more than 3.5 billion years of the history of microbial life on Earth. These primitive forms of life produce oxygen and sequester carbon dioxide. What if they had also existed on Mars ?