Have you ever wondered how plants can grow in outer space? Join NASA-affiliated researhcer Richard Barker for an exploration of his astrobotany experiments with the International Space Station.
Astrobotany is the study of plant life and plant interactions in space environments. This includes understanding plant response for human spaceflight as well as the possibility of plant life on other planets. Barker is a UW-Madison researcher and co-investigator on three NASA grants involving atrobotany experiments.
Presented in partnership with the Mead Public Library Foundation, this Academy Talk is free and open to the public with advance online registration. Arrive early and join us for a 6:00pm reception.
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