Could we ACTUALLY grow potatoes on Mars? | OVERTHINKING The Martian


[…]

00:00 – Introduction
01:07 – Is it possible to grow crops in Martian soil?
03:23 – Is human waste as a fertiliser a good idea? (NOPE)
07:16 – What about Mars’ different gravity?
11:30 – Outro
11:52 – Brilliant
13:12 – Bloopers

Fackrell et al. (2020; martian simulant soils) – https://www.sciencedirect.com/science…
Ramîrez et al. (2017; potatoes grown in martian soils) – https://cgspace.cgiar.org/handle/1056…
Wieger Wamelink et al. (2014; crops grown in martian and lunar soils) – https://journals.plos.org/plosone/art…
Mancinelli & Banin (2003; where is the nitrogen on Mars?) –
Foley et al. (2003; Mars Pathfinder finds no nitrogen) – https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.c…
Giroux et al. (2000; the Arthur Clarke Mars Greenhouse) – https://www.researchgate.net/profile/…
Ferl & Paul (2016; auxin in plants grown on the ISS) – https://www.nature.com/articles/npjmg…
Kamal et al. (2018; micro-gravity and plant cell damage) – https://www.nature.com/articles/s4159…

Teacher’s guide to growing plants in martian analog soil: https://www.proquest.com/docview/2009…

Buy your own martian analog soil: https://www.themartiangarden.com/

[…]

About agogo22

Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
This entry was posted in Science and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.