Soil


Global Warming could Trigger the Release of 55 Billion Tons of Carbon from Earth Soil by 2050

Global Warming could Trigger the Release of 55 Billion Tons of Carbon from Earth Soil by 2050

A new analysis has found that warming temperatures can release billions of tons of carbon trapped inside the Earth soil and can...

4 days ago, 5:15am CST

Crops Grown on Mars Soil are Found Safe to Eat

Crops Grown on Mars Soil are Found Safe to Eat

Analysis suggests that crops grown on simulated Martian soil do not contain concentrations of heavy metals that would be danger...

Jun 26 2016, 12:11pm CDT

NASA Wants to Grow Potatoes on Mars, Experiments are Underway in Peruvian Desert's Soil

NASA Wants to Grow Potatoes on Mars, Experiments are Underway in Peruvian Desert's Soil

Scientists have replicated the conditions found on Mars and they are testing 65 varieties of potatoes in Peru....

Apr 18 2016, 2:50am CDT

NASA Soil Moisture Mission Continues Despite Radar Ends Operations

NASA Soil Moisture Mission Continues Despite Radar Ends Operations

It appears that NASA’s SMAP Observatory radar has snapped, leaving the agency and its staff high and dry....

Sep 3 2015, 6:39am CDT

Phoenix is finally cooking Mars Soil

Phoenix is finally cooking Mars Soil

As reported on the weekend NASA had troubles getting soil the Mars Lander Phoenix collected into its little oven to analyze it....

Jun 12 2008, 2:00am CDT