Bacillus aryabhatti (2)

Bacillus aryabhatti (2)

Where we found it: On a practice football field used by the Oakland Raiders

Why it's awesome: This bacteria was first collected from the stratosphere, over 25 miles above the surface of the earth!

Fun fact: This bacteria has been shown to promote plant growth in barren areas and has been proposed as an aid for re- vegetation projects

Regular Season Stats

Growth Days

Time to saturation: 39 hrs

Time to exponential growth: 6 hrs

Growth density: 89%

Description: Gram-positive, mobile, spore forming

Originally isolated from: Air sampling from a balloon 25 miles above the earth (2009)