You Can Grow Hops on Mars, So Let's Go Already

There may not be enough oxygen for us to breathe, but up on that red planet, there's the potential for growing hops, the plant that gives beer its delightfully sharp, sour taste. So let's go! 

Popular Mechanics has reported that students at Villanova University discovered they could grow hops in Mars-like conditions and that the science experiment was successful—almost all of the students' plants thrived, including the hops and especially a mesclun greens mix.

If SpaceX or NASA follow through with their plans, we could be have a smashing good time up there on the red planet.

Click here to read the story at Popular Mechanics

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