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Biosphere 2: The Encapsulated Earth

 © Joseph Sohm/Visions of America/Corbis
© Joseph Sohm/Visions of America/Corbis

Our two podcast episodes on Biosphere 2 explore the failures, triumphs and overall vision of one of the world's most stunning scientific projects. As promised in the episode, here are a few visuals to further immerse you in the topic.

Above we see the enclosed ecosystem at sunset on Sept. 26, 1991, in Oracle, AZ.

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