Scientists want to send 6.7 million sperm samples to the moon 
  • Scientists want to build an "ark" on the moon, filled with 6.7 million sperm samples.
  • The lunar ark could help the earth repopulate if a catastrophic disaster, such as a deadly epidemic or a nuclear war were to occur.
  • The idea is similar to the Svalbard "Doomsday" seed vault in Norway, which stores over a million seed samples from around the world. 
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