Thursday, June 26, 2008

Asparagus on Mars

Astronauts are advised to pack hollandaise.

"Flabbergasted" NASA investigators report -- and we're serious about this -- that Martian soil contains the nutrients required to support life, "past, present or future." Specifically, Sam Kounaves, the lead investigator for the wet chemistry lab, told journalists, "It is the type of soil you would probably have in your back yard, you know, alkaline. You might be able to grow asparagus in it really well."

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