Just how much water is on the Moon? Until recently, scientists believed it held more water than the Great Lakes. Now a NASA study says the moon may have 100 times as much water as previously thought.
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100 Times More Water on the Moon!
Moon water?! It's contained in ... wait for it ... lunar magma. NASA officials say
the latest data comes from newly discovered lunar melt inclusions found in high-titanium "orange glass soil" of volcanic origin collected during the Apollo 17 mission in 1972
. What took so long?
Photo: Brian Wright