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Biosphere 2

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If you ever wondered what's inside these domes of Biosphere 2, well, here you go. It is a gigantic membrane to controll the air pressure and climate inside those glass houses. Usually these are not accessible because each opening of a door affects  the balance.

Learn more about it at their website:http://www.b2science.org or from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biosphere_2

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Nearby images in Arizona

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A: Biosphere2 south lung

by Toni Garbasso, 10 meters away

SOUTH LUNG Biosphere2 is a self contained and airtight structure. The south lung allows air inside to...

Biosphere2 south lung

B: Biosphere2 - east view

by Toni Garbasso, 100 meters away

Biosphere2   The controlled-environment facility, 3.14 acres (1.27 hectares) in area, is sealed from ...

Biosphere2 - east view

C: Biosphere2 main dome

by Toni Garbasso, 160 meters away

MAIN DOME Just preparing the pavement for new researches. B2 website

Biosphere2 main dome

D: Biosphere2 livingroom

by Toni Garbasso, 170 meters away

Living Room The human habitat is where the original biospherians slept, ate, and lived within Biosphe...

Biosphere2 livingroom

E: Biosphere2 ocean

by Toni Garbasso, 170 meters away

OCEAN A million gallon ocean consumes much of B2's energy resourches to maintain tropical temperature...

Biosphere2 ocean

F: Biosphere Aquarium

by Juan Jose Perez, 170 meters away

Aquarium inside of the Biosphere 2 Biosphere 2 : The basement area of Biosphere 2, known as the Techn...

Biosphere Aquarium

G: Biosphere2 - top of the tower

by Toni Garbasso, 200 meters away

On top of the tower. A wonderful scenic room, closed to public... B2 website

Biosphere2 - top of the tower

H: Biosphere2 entrance

by Toni Garbasso, 220 meters away

Biosphere2 The controlled-environment facility, 3.14 acres (1.27 hectares) in area, is sealed from th...

Biosphere2 entrance

I: Biosphere2 village

by Toni Garbasso, 410 meters away

Casita's Village Casitas are used for conference attendees and visiting researchers. B2 website

Biosphere2 village

J: Windy Point

by Juan Jose Perez, 5.7 km away

This is a spectacular point to see the land scape of Santa Catalina Mountains near to Tucson Arizona ...

Windy Point

This panorama was taken in Arizona, USA

This is an overview of USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.

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