One Giant Leap for Plantkind? July 27, 2008Posted by Nick Azer in : gravity, lunar plantlife, radiation , trackback
According to a nifty Wired.com blog article, NASA scientists put forward the idea this week of launching plants to the moon and watching their growth carefully, as a way of studying the potential effects of long-term habitation (low gravity, radiation, etc.).
Check out the linked article for a full rundown of thaliana‘s moon-faring resume.