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RCIS Lecture

  • Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Library

    301 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Mississauga, ON (map)

    43.587479 -79.643456

  • The subject is: Growing Food in Space

    By: Dr. Michael Dixon

    Dr. Michael Dixon, University of Guelph

    If humans hope to ever get to Mars or farther, we will need to be able to grow food in space. The space travel environment produces unique challenges to growing food, including microgravity, limited water, artificial light sources and many more. Research at the Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility at the University of Guelph is showing us how to grow food in space and, in the process, is developing beneficial technologies for earth-bound farming.

    For more information: http://rciscience.ca/lectures/winter-2017-rcitalks/

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