Monday, April 20, 2009

The science of Biosphere

Biosphere 2 was and is a scientific success as described in a overview in Wired magazine. They conclude that the facility led to "a general awareness of Earth itself as a largely-closed system that can be easily and unpredictably perturbed." [photo credit, Univ. AZ]

Wired summarizes key advances in a number of fields, with links to comprehensive lists of scientific papers generated from Biosphere 2.

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