Cotton seeds carried by Chinese lunar lander Chang’e 4 germinate on the far side of the moon. Photo: Chongqing University Cotton seeds carried by Chinese lunar lander Chang’e 4 germinate on the far side of the moon. Photo: Chongqing University
Cotton seeds carried by Chinese lunar lander Chang’e 4 germinate on the far side of the moon. Photo: Chongqing University

Chinese lunar lander’s cotton seeds spring to life on far side of the moon

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Topic |   China science
Cotton seeds carried by Chinese lunar lander Chang’e 4 germinate on the far side of the moon. Photo: Chongqing University Cotton seeds carried by Chinese lunar lander Chang’e 4 germinate on the far side of the moon. Photo: Chongqing University
Cotton seeds carried by Chinese lunar lander Chang’e 4 germinate on the far side of the moon. Photo: Chongqing University
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