Hi everyone, Ok, so we have moved from ants to bees. I will post all the information we have gathered so far about them and how they behave in Space. Also, in the shared folder in Google Drive I have uploaded a pair of scientific articles about bees (or similar) in Space. About the geometry […]Read more "Now Bees!!!"
Hi team, Here I have more info about the leafcutter ants and other species which have a symbiotic relation with some kind of fungus, the so called “fungiculture”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fungiculture – First is leafcutter ants that we have already talked much about them. Apparently they live mostly in the Americas. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_leafcutter_ants – Another one is the Ambrosia beetle. […]Read more "Fungiculture and species that practice it"
This is pretty cool! The ants growing their own funguses, and eating them. They only need something with leafs. The fungus creates carbon dioxide so we put a plant that will produce oxigen (at day) from which the ants will gather leafs. But how would we handle the carbon dioxyde at night? http://vbox7.com/play:94838a1807&pos=vr https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leafcutter_antRead more "Ants!!"
Our team has had an internal meeting this afternoon. First decision is that I (Pedro) will be the “speaker” of our group so I will try to be the interface between you and our team and also with Victor when planning to work at Betahaus. Secondly, we have been brainstorming about what organisms to work […]Read more "First team meeting. Sunday 04/Oct/2015"
Dear reader, This blog has been created with the purpose of serving as a meeting & discussion point for one of the Nano Space Station teams at Space Challenges 2015 (http://www.spaceedu.net/#filter=.home). In here, you will see how we work on our ideas and try to reach the final goal of the project. The project goal is to […]Read more "Nano Space Station 2015"