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Study suggests you may be able to grow plants on the Moon

10 days ago   |   By The Next Web

What do you need to make your garden grow? As well as plenty of sunshine alternating with gentle showers of rain - and busy bees and butterflies to pollinate the plants - you need good, rich soil to provide essential minerals. But imagine you had no rich soil, or showers of rain, or bees and butterflies. And the sunshine was either too harsh and direct or absent - causing freezing temperatures. Could plants grow in such an environment - and, if so, which ones? This is the question that colonists on the Moon would have to tackle if...
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Facebook Accused of Blocking News in Australia, Plants Can Grow in Lunar Soil video - CNET

10 days ago   |   By CNET

In this week's top stories, Facebook whistleblowers accuse the company of blocking the Australian government in an attempt to influence legislation. Also, Elon Musk waffles on his Twitter purchase, and scientists grow plants in moon dirt.
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Scientists grow plants in lunar dirt, next stop moon

10 days ago   |   By Phys.org

For the first time, scientists have grown plants in soil from the moon collected by NASA's Apollo astronauts.
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