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Matt Damon Could Be Right, Potatoes Can Be Grown On Mars

March 11, 2017 By Indiatimes.com

If you’ve seen the film ‘The Martian’, you would remember that Matt Damon, the protagonist grows potatoes on Mars for survival. The idea of…

to see if the potato scheme could work on Mars.

The International Potato Centre (CIP) in Peru launched a series of experiments to discover

Scientists Think Potatoes May Be Able to Grow on Mars

March 9, 2017 By Time Magazine

When Matt Damon’s fictional astronaut grew potatoes to keep himself alive on Mars in The Martian, you may have been skeptical. But now real…

plan wasn’t so impossible.

Last year, scientists from the International Potato Center set out to discover whether potatoes can grow under

New Experiment Suggests Humans Can Grow Potatoes on Mars

March 9, 2017 By Sputnik International

The International Potato Center (CIP) in Peru has announced that they have successfully grown potatoes in a hermetically-sealed orbital…

be the most Martian-like biome on Earth.

For the Martian potato experiment, CIP gathered Pamas de La Joya soil and mixed it with fertilized

It Might Be Possible to Grow Potatoes on Mars

March 9, 2017 By Voice of America

When humans finally land on Mars one of the first dishes made of locally grown vegetables may be the universally popular French fries….

the universally popular French fries.

Researchers from the International Potato Center and the University of Engineering and Technology in

It Looks Like Potatoes Really Can Grow on Mars

March 9, 2017 By Food & Wine Magazine

Step aside, kale and blueberries. There’s a new superfood in town the universe.

Scientists with the International Potato Center (CIP) in Peru have conducted a series of tests to gauge potatoes’ resiliency and viability

Potatoes may grow on Mars, shows experiment

March 9, 2017 By The Hindu

Experiments by the International Potato Centre (CIP) in Lima, Peru, have shown that it is likely that the tuber can grow on Mars.

The new…

Experiments by the International Potato Centre (CIP) in Lima, Peru, have shown that it is likely that the tuber can grow on Mars.

The new

Could potatoes grow on Mars? Preliminary study says yes.

March 9, 2017 By The Christian Science Monitor

An experiment simulating conditions on Mars demonstrated that the hearty tubers can thrive even under the harsh conditions on the Red…

to NASA scientist Chris McKay. The experiment, sponsored by the International Potato Center (CIP), took place in a CubeSat built by Peru’s

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