A rendering of the greenhouse-like module headed to the International Space Station (left) and some hummus (right). (Illustration/Maya Mirsky)

Can you grow hummus on the moon?

Yonatan Winetraub was thinking about chickpeas, as one does, when he came up with a cool idea. Lots of people get ideas, but when you’re a Stanford biophysics Ph.D. candidate who has already sent a lander to the moon, your ideas get a little more traction. So when the 34-year-old Israeli started talking about hummus…
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