I'm inspired by all things science, but the idea of whales being descended from a creature who originally spent most of its time on land then evolved to live in the sea instead really fires me up. I kinda wish I could live in the sea right about now.

Talking about Pakicetus the "first whale" and bacteria here on Earth that can create organosilicon compounds.

Want to read more? Here are a couple of links to get you started.

https://www.pbs.org/video/walking-whale-ancestor-mcwibo/

https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/silicon-based-life-may-be-more-just-science-fiction-n748266

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