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May 16

Glass Moon

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2011 in Glassware

If you had to build a greenhouse on the moon, how would you do? Extra Thick glass? Tinted windows?

Remember that there is very little blocking sunlight there --- however, it is doable ...

Bubbles. There is real research currently underway Materials that harden when exposed to UV light. The liquid can be blown into large bubbles form at its destination and strong UV light hardens into a shell. Here is an article. http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2006/12/11/bubble_tec.html?category=technology&guid=20061211153030&dcitc=w19-502-ak-0000

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