‘Holy cow’: scientists successfully grow plants in moon soil for the first time

Researchers at the University of Florida planted thale cress in harsh lunar dirt returned by Apollo 11 astronauts

For the first time, scientists have grown plants in soil from the moon collected by Nasa’s Apollo astronauts.

Researchers had no idea if anything would sprout in the harsh moon dirt and wanted to see if it could be used to grow food by a new generation of lunar explorers. The results stunned them.

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