Jul 13, 2022

Turning an arid desert into an unexpected breadbasket

Posted by in categories: materials, particle physics

How did the Arava, a punishingly hot and arid desert, become one of Israel’s breadbaskets? It’s a story of determination and thinking outside the box.

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