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Growing Plants that have been Exposed to Lunar Soil [Video]

Lunar soil was brought back to Earth during the days of NASA’s Apollo program and scientists eagerly started conducting experiments with it. This short video discusses some of the research and results when plants from Earth were exposed to soil from the Moon.

You can read more about these experiments by visiting the blog post linked below. The blog post also contains additional links related to the research.

Gardening on the Moon [BoingBoing]

Growing Plants in Moon Dirt [YouTube]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 06/20/12

Comments (4)

  1. Jeremy

    So, if it’s such a great base for plant growth why haven’t we looked further into it? Would be nice to know why it’s so much better so we can adapt the mineral or property to our own gardens.

  2. Ushindi

    It’s just such interesting articles/videos as this that keeps me devoted to How-To Geek.

  3. Tony

    maybe this is were organic food comes from

  4. gesti

    If it’s so good for plants why we don’t have a base on the Moon already?

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