Tag: soil

Moon soil for sale

April 14, 2022

The soil of the moon, which was brought to Earth during man’s first lunar mission, Apollo 11, is up for sale. This soil was taken from the lunar surface by Neil Armstrong in 1969.It is housed in five aluminum discs and is valued at $ 1.2 million.

Few people are not intoxicated by the smell of fresh soil when it rains. What exactly is that smell?

March 16, 2022

The smell is called petrichor. Streptomycete is the odor of a compound called geosmin, which forms the stems of bacteria.