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Science goes Public – Green microbes for the red planet

Dr. Cyprien Verseux from ZARM (Applied Space Technology and Mircogravity) about his work for the Initiative Humans on Mars.

On Thursday, November 2, Cyprien Verseux talks about his research at ZARM at the bar Haifischbecken at 8.30 pm, entry is free.

Space agencies aim to send humans to Mars. But how can we provide astronauts with food, oxygen, and other consumables? Part of the solution could lie in using plants and microorganisms from Mars’ natural resources. Cyprien Verseux explains the role of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) in such a system.

Learn more about Science goes Public and the program here.

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