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Ancient Moon Samples

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In July 2008, water was found conclusively for the first time inside ancient moon samples brought back by Apollo astronauts. Researchers led by Brown geologist…Read More »





Alberto Saal analyzed lunar volcanic glasses, such these gathered by the Apollo 15 mission, and used a new analytic technique to detect water. The discovery strongly suggests that water has been a part of the Moon since its early existence – and perhaps since it was first created.   Less «
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