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Earth may have formed with enough water to fill the oceans three times

27 Aug 2020, 19:00 UTC
Earth may have formed with enough water to fill the oceans three times Simone Marchi

Our planet may have been born wet. When and how Earth got its water is an open question in planetary science. Now an analysis of meteorites from the inner solar system hints that water may have arrived along with the rocks that formed the planet.

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