Question :

Scientists have grown plants in the soil collected from which among the following celestial bodies?


A) Saturn
B) Moon
C) Mars
D) Jupiter

Answer : B

Description :


Scientists have grown plants in the soil collected from Moon, which is a historic first in human history and a major milestone in space exploration. The experiment was jointly undertaken by NASA and researchers from the University of Florida. The researchers used lunar soil samples collected by  Apollo 11, 12, and 17 missions to grow Arabidopsis, a relative of mustard greens. A gram of lunar soil was used to grow each plant. 


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