second only to water, concrete is the most widely used material on earth. from large scale infrastructure and bridges to our homes and even the sidewalks we walk on, the man-made substance is ubiquitous in the modern world. but what happens when you try to make the compound mixture out of this world, and on the international space station? well, scientists at NASA and pennsylvania state university have recently revealed their findings from a study into the process performed in microgravity.
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