Biosphere 2 Sold To Build Houses

Biosphere 2Biosphere 2 cost $200 million to build and is being sold for $50 million to build houses on the land surrounding it. They may have the University of Arizona continue to use the ‘sphere, but it’s fate doesn’t seem certain yet. Maybe they should build houses in Biosphere and seal it up again.

TUCSON – A landmark 3.1 acre glass terrarium known as Biosphere 2 and 1,650-acres surrounding the research site north of Tucson have been sold to a home developer, but the buyers said the building where scientists lived in a sealed environment will remain open to researchers and tours for now.

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