Wattle seeds make safe return from space

August 12th, 2021

Canberra Times, Other, 11/08/2021, Marion Rae
Australia’s golden wattle has made a giant leap for science and extra-terrestrial gardening. Seeds of the national floral emblem have returned to earth after a six-month visit to the International Space Station for experiments. […] Australia’s science agency CSIRO collected the seeds from a wild population in Victoria as part of a national research collection that safeguards millions of specimens.

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