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https://www.engadget.com/2017/04/27/...en-compressed/
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A team of NASA-funded researchers from UC San Diego, and led by structural engineer Yu Qiao, made the surprising discovery using simulated Martian soil -- that's dirt from Earth which has nearly the same physical and chemical properties. They found that by compressing the simulant under high pressure, it readily created blocks stronger than steel-reinforced concrete.
Interesting - makes the Tatooine desert clay seem more reasonable.
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