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February 24, 2013
Water On The Moon: It's Been There All Along
Ann Arbor MI (SPX) Feb 22, 2013
Traces of water have been detected within the crystalline structure of mineral samples from the lunar highland upper crust obtained during the Apollo missions, according to a University of Michigan researcher and his colleagues. The lunar highlands are thought to represent the original crust, crystallized from a magma ocean on a mostly molten early Moon. The new findings indicate that the early Moon was wet and that water there was not substantially lost during the Moon's formation. The resu ... read more
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