Tag: regolith

  • Plants Can Grow in Lunar Soil, But They Hate It

    Plants after 16 days of growth, with clear differences seen between plants grown in simulated lunar soil (left) and plants grown in real lunar regolith. Photo: Tyler Jones, UF/IFAS For the very first time, scientists have grown plants in lunar soil returned from the Apollo missions. But given the degree of stress seen in these […]