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Here's how growing plants on the Moon could benefit Earth

A new study has looked at the possibility of growing plants in soil from the Moon. Image: Unsplash/David Dilbert.

Monica Grady

Professor of Planetary and Space Sciences, Open University

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Arabidopsis thaliana on Earth. Image: The Conversation/Wikipedia, CC BY-SA

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Experimental results, with different wells for each soil. Image: The Conversation/Paul et al., CC BY-SA

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