ScienceCast 248: Space Gardening

published 4 years ago

Is gardening. Isn't it by science at NASA. Roman statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero said if you have a garden and the library you have everything you need. Humans attempting someday to make Mars their home may well share the sentiments expressed by the or a reader from ancient Rome. As for the library books can now be stored digitally. But how does your garden grow in space. To find out scientists have been studying plant growth on the international space station or ISS. The results could help boost the productivity of both extraterrestrial and earthly gardens. Recently the I SS has been home to some impressive harvest. Yielding tasty snacks ...

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