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... the areas around submarine hydrothermal vents are biologically more productive, often hosting complex communities fueled by the chemicals dissolved in the vent fluids. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemosynthesis [Links inactive - To make links active and clickable, login or click here to register]* bacteria and archaea form the base of the food chain, supporting diverse organisms, including giant tube worms, clams, limpets and shrimp. Active hydrothermal vents are believed to exist on Jupiter's moon Europa ...
The movement of tectonic plates is a consequence of the internal heat of the earth's core.
Nuclear fission requires heavy elements like uranium, which probably did not originate in the sun.
The elements formed in supernovas include the heaviest elements known, such as the long-lived primordial element radionuclides uranium and thorium.