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> One of the Good things about places like Biosphere II is not what we will
> learn about closed-sytem ecologies (which will be argued no doubt), but
> what they teach us about our consumer society. What we learn to do
> without and what we find indispensible
>> Did you ever lok at all the high tech, high maintenence
>> gear it took to keep Bio-shpere going? Oh, and it wasn't enough!
>> > Kelly do you know why there was too little oxigen?
>> > I've never heard the real reason for it, some thought
>> > the oxigen had oxidated with the metal inside
>> > the construction. I think that the glass may have
>> > filtered out some essential radiation or it may have
>> > dimmed the light too much.
Nothing flashy. The concrete reacted chemically with something in the soil
(can't remember what off hand, sorry) that starved the planets a bit, which
cut down oxegen production.
>> > Timothy
>> > P.S. You guys shouldn't write so fast, I can't keep up... ;)