Chemo-synthesis is analogous to photo-synthesis. I found an informative discussion of the two processes. It may be read here.
Each process is engaged in the exchange of energy. Some scientists describe the origin of life as resulting from chemo-synthesis .
I began with a photograph of raindrops on a windshield. Pretty soon it was designing itself. That's what usually happens.
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