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Published on Apr 09, 2015

Update on Martian Regolith

About 6 weeks ago we decided to see if we could grow Swiss Chard in some simulated Martian Regolith we purchased. Both the experimental and control were watered with plant grow solution and placed ...

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Published on Feb 12, 2015

Centripetal Force on ETON

Centripetal force on table top ETON

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Published on Feb 09, 2015

Battle of the Patches

Who will win

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Published on Feb 03, 2015

Hydroponic Garden

This video explains why we made a new type of hydroponic garden for our experiment.

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Published on Jan 13, 2015

Exercising Plants

This video shows how we first came up with the idea to "exercise" plants. Our thought process was that if humans could exercise to prevent weakness caused by microgravity, so could ...

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Published on Jan 13, 2015

Plants and Humans in Space

> We followed astronaut don Pettit's blog - Diary of a Zucchini and learned that plants like, people get weak in microgravity. Without exposure to the force of gravity they are s...

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Published on Jan 11, 2015

Siphons

As you all have seen in our previous posts, we have done multiple tests with siphons in microgravity using our drop tower. Based on these tests, we know that siphons...

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Published on Jan 10, 2015

Our First Drop

This level was the first thing we tested in our homemade drop tower. You can tell when it is dropping because the bubble in the lev...

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I used siphons a lot when I owned a big fish tank in middle school, but I'm not sure everyone on the internet knows how a siphon work. It might be interesting to post a lab not explaining how a siphon works on Earth and how it behaves in space. 🚀