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Potatoes Successfully Grown in Conditions Similar to Those Found on Mars Options
Daemon
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Potatoes Successfully Grown in Conditions Similar to Those Found on Mars

Scientists have successfully grown a potato plant in conditions similar to those found on Mars. Researchers in Peru created a simulator with below-zero temperatures, high carbon monoxide concentrations and air pressure similar to that found at an ... More...
ChristopherJohnson
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We are going to have taters on Mars, as it seems.
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It's interesting that the potato can grow under such harsh conditions.

I would like to taste that kind of potato (grown naturally on Earth).

I wonder if scientists got the idea for the experiment from the movie. (People should not underestimate the Hollywood)

As far as Mars is concerned, I can't believe anything unprotected can live there. No liquid water, an atmosphere with 96% of carbon dioxide, an atmospheric pressure of about 1% of Earth's, night temperatures about -90C, cosmic radiation.

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