Is Astronaut Food the Future?

Spoken Word (science, talk)

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  • The Stand’s New Town Theatre (Venue 7)
  • 20:10
  • Aug 20
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Fair Pley / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings: All seating is unreserved and latecomers may not be admitted.
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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year
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With growing pressure on the planet's resources, food production is having to get more high-tech. Are you worried about what's in it? From looking at food provisions in extreme environments like space, researchers and engineers have come up with some very interesting but controversial solutions which are now making their way into mainstream food production. Join space technology and innovation researcher, Matjaz Vidmar (University of Edinburgh), to decide if you want food developed for astronauts in your future! Supported by the School of Social and Political Science Student Development Office, The University of Edinburgh.

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