Life Support System

me-m me-mats at juno.com
Tue Jan 28 10:28:13 EST 1997

I heard that the project failed because the participants were simply
getting on each others' nerves!

Hayden James <REHJames at worldnet.att.net> wrote:

>I heard that the reason for the failure of the Biosphere 2 project was
>the constant need of replenishing of oxygen.  The plants could not
>effectively regenerate the amount of oxygen.  Also I know that the
>reason for the low levels of oxygen was the absorbtion of oxygen from
>microorganisms found in the soil and other parts.  Can someone explain
>the process of the absorbtion of oxygen from microbes? What microbes are
>resonbible for the absorbtion of oxygen in the system?

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