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Plants Have Been Grown in Lunar Soil For The First Time Ever

Food has been grown in soil collected from the moon for the first time, paving the way for human migration across the solar system. Pioneers would be able to cultivate crops on other worlds—mirroring the plot of The Martian. In the film, Matt Damon’s stranded astronaut character grows potatoes on the Red Planet to survive. […]

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A first: Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

Scientists have, for the first time, grown plants in soil from the Moon. They used soil collected during the Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions. In their experiment, the researchers wanted to know if plants would grow in lunar soil and, if so, how the plants would respond to the unfamiliar environment, even down to the level of gene expression.

A Total Lunar Eclipse is Coming With a Flower Blood Moon – How to See the Night Sky Spectacle

Night sky fans, on May 15-16 look up to see the blood-red spectacle that is a total lunar eclipse. A lunar eclipse occurs when the full moon slips into the Earth’s shadow—and those watching from South America and the eastern side of North America are in for quite the show. If you’re an eclipse hunter […]

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There’s a ‘Man in the Moon’: Why Our Brains See Faces Everywhere – And Monkeys Do Too

It’s so commonplace we barely give it a second thought, but human brains seem hardwired to see human faces where there are none—in objects as varied as the moon, toys, plastic bottles, tree trunks, and vacuum cleaners. Some have even seen an imagined Jesus in cheese on toast. Until now scientists haven’t understood exactly what […]

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