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Posted on Mar 10, 2016 in Featured, News |

Growing Peas in Martian Soil

Growing Peas in Martian Soil

So who needs human poo (the film The Martian) when the Martian soil itself can sustain life. While at a Buddhist monastery a few months ago I met a particle physicist who had been contracted to study Martian soil samples to see about their viability to sustain life. Looks like it can:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/03/09/scientists-just-grew-vegetables-in-martian-soil-but-theres-a-catch/?postshare=501457543667621&tid=ss_tw