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Lunar Astronauts Could Potentially Make Hummus with Moon-Grown Chickpeas

Scientists have made a fascinating discovery in the field of space cuisine. They have successfully grown chickpeas in soil similar to that found on the moon. This development could potentially allow future lunar astronauts to make hummus using moon-grown chickpeas. The moon’s lack of organic matter and nutrients poses challenges for plant growth, but by […]

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The month of February brings an exciting celestial event as the ‘super’ new moon approaches its perigee in 2024. During this time, the new moon will be closest to Earth in its orbit, resulting in a larger and brighter appearance in the night sky. Astronomers and skywatchers can look forward to a stunning sight as […]

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Scientists are leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to predict and mitigate the occurrence of wildfires. By analyzing vast amounts of data, including weather patterns, vegetation conditions, and historical fire data, AI algorithms can identify areas at high risk of wildfires. This technology enables proactive measures to be taken, such as early detection and efficient allocation of […]

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Lunar Astronauts Could Potentially Make Hummus with Moon-Grown Chickpeas - Image

Lunar Astronauts Could Potentially Make Hummus with Moon-Grown Chickpeas

29 February 2024

Scientists have made a fascinating discovery in the field of space cuisine. They have successfully grown chickpeas in soil similar to that found on the moon. This development could potentially allow future lunar astronauts to make hummus using moon-grown chickpeas. The moon’s lack of organic matter and nutrients poses challenges for plant growth, but by altering the soil’s chemical and physical properties, scientists have found a way to facilitate the presence of beneficial microorganisms. This breakthrough could provide astronauts with a sustainable food source during long-duration space missions.

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