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New Antarctic farm will grow produce despite temperatures of -100 degrees F

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 22, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Amanda Froelich) last modified Sep 21, 2017

Imagine having to go months without an adequate supply of fresh, nutritious fruits and vegetables. Scientists based in Antarctica know this struggle, which is why engineers at the German Aerospace Center (GAC) are building a high-tech, 135 square-foot indoor farm that can grow an abundance of produce — even when temperatures are -100 degrees Fahrenheit outside.   The only way to transport food to McMurdo, the US station where the majority of researcher stay, is by plane or ship. Most...





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