Scientist growing asparagus out of a meteor
“As the colonization of outer space by the human race inches closer, the space industry is grappling with the thorny issue of how to feed future interplanetary residents. One astroecologist has been experimenting with growing plants in meteorite dust with some success. Professor Michael Mautner of Virginia Commonwealth University has been studying which crops function best when plopped in ground-up asteroid offshoots. The results, as you can probably imagine, depend from meteorite to meteorite.”
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