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New Discoveries of Water on the Sunlit Side of the Moon. Might the H2O Be Encased in Glass-like Beads?

On Oct 27, 2020
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New Discoveries of Water on the Sunlit Side of the Moon. - The water is not in a liquid or ice or gaseous form, but rather apparently contained (and protected) inside glass beads formed when micrometeorites hit the surface. https://t.co/pY3PUNH6B5 @NExSSManyWorlds @SOFIAtelescope https://t.co/BDCL1GM1Wx
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The search for water on the moon has produced a discovery of tiny molecule-sized perhaps widespread amounts of H20 in a sunlit lunar crater. The water is not in a liquid or ice or gaseous form, but rather apparently contained (and protected) inside glass beads formed when micrometeorites ...

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On Oct 27, 2020
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New Discoveries of Water on the Sunlit Side of the Moon. - The water is not in a liquid or ice or gaseous form, but rather apparently contained (and protected) inside glass beads formed when micrometeorites hit the surface. https://t.co/pY3PUNH6B5 @NExSSManyWorlds @SOFIAtelescope https://t.co/BDCL1GM1Wx
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New Discoveries of Water on the Sunlit Side of the Moon. Might the H2O Be Encased in Glass-like Beads?

New Discoveries of Water on the Sunlit Side of the Moon. Might the H2O Be Encased in Glass-like Beads?

The search for water on the moon has produced a discovery of tiny molecule-sized perhaps widespread amounts of H20 in a sunlit lunar crater. The water is not in a liquid or ice or gaseous ...

NASA’s SOFIA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon

NASA’s SOFIA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon

Previous observations of the Moon’s surface detected some form of hydrogen, but were unable to distinguish between water and its close chemical relative, hydroxyl (OH). This discovery ...

NASA mission finds water on the sunlit surface of the moon

NASA mission finds water on the sunlit surface of the moon

There may be more water on the moon than previously believed, including on its sunlit surface, and it could be used as a resource during upcoming missions, like NASA's return of humans to ...

Water Found in Sunlight and Shadow on the Moon

Water Found in Sunlight and Shadow on the Moon

Observations by NASA’s SOFIA telescope and Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal signs of water in sun-baked lunar soil, as well as in small, dark craters

The moon is (slightly) wet, NASA confirms. Now what?

The moon is (slightly) wet, NASA confirms. Now what?

Researchers have spotted novel signs of water molecules on the moon using a flying telescope, according to results published Monday in Nature Astronomy.

NASA finds water on the moon's sunlit surface for the first time

NASA finds water on the moon's sunlit surface for the first time

There are also plentiful patches of secret ice in "cold traps."

Water exists on the moon, scientists confirm

Water exists on the moon, scientists confirm

Proof of significant amounts of H2O has implications for future lunar missions

NASA confirms presence of water on sunlit surfaces of the Moon

NASA confirms presence of water on sunlit surfaces of the Moon

Astronomers have long been aware of water ice present on the surface of the Moon, but it had only ever been discovered in deep, perpetually shadowed impact craters at its poles.

There is definitely water on the moon, according to NASA. Here's what this means

There is definitely water on the moon, according to NASA. Here's what this means

The potential to harvest water on the moon would be beneficial to future lunar landings... and beyond.

Fresh studies boost hopes for water on the moon

Fresh studies boost hopes for water on the moon

Scientists have been turning up evidence for the existence of water on the moon for decades, but there’s always been a nagging doubt: Maybe the source of the chemical signatures of hydrogen ...

The Moon may hold much more water than we think

The Moon may hold much more water than we think

Two new studies suggest a variety of hiding places

Lunar Mining & Landing Sites

Lunar Mining & Landing Sites

Polar Terrain Type Maps In Cannon and Britt (2020) we divided the polar terrains into 9 different Terrain Types based on a simple adaptation of Matt Siegler's ice stability depth maps ...

There May Be Far More Water on the Moon Than NASA Thought

There May Be Far More Water on the Moon Than NASA Thought

A new pair of studies reveals that the resource isn’t limited to large shadowy craters. That's good news for the upcoming crewed missions.

Water on the Moon could sustain a lunar base

Water on the Moon could sustain a lunar base

The "unambiguous detection of water" will boost Nasa's hopes of establishing a lunar base.

Water exists on sunny parts of the moon, scientists confirm

Water exists on sunny parts of the moon, scientists confirm

New observations of the moon, made by a telescope flying onboard a Boeing 747-SP jet, have confirmed the presence of water on sunlit areas of the moon.