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Earth and Moon Had Same Water Source

29 May 2013, 00:15 UTC
Earth and Moon Had Same Water Source
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It’s sad but true: the moon is not made of cheese. But it still holds some fascinating surprises. Because a recent study finds that the moon harbors more water than was previously thought, and that this lunar H2O appears to hail from the same source as the water on Earth. That’s according to work published online, in the journal Science Express . [Alberto E. Saal et al, Hydrogen Isotopes in Lunar Volcanic Glasses and Melt Inclusions Reveal a Carbonaceous Chondrite Heritage ] [More]

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