Culinary mythology suggests Brussels sprouts were first seen for sale in the markets of Belgium in the 1200s, but their ancestors date back to Roman times.
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The BASALT research program explores and collects samples from places on Earth that are analogous to Martian environments.
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If you look closely at the Veggie plant growth chamber on the ISS, you’ll spot a plaque at the back. Why is it there?
In 1829, the surgeon and amateur naturalist Nathanial Bagshaw Ward accidentally discovered that plants enclosed in airtight glass cases can survive for long periods without watering.