Water on the Moon
Research Review By:
Spudis, Paul D. Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas.
- Early evidence for lunar polar ice
- New studies and missions
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
The Moon is constantly bombarded by debris, which includes the cores of comets, water-bearing asteroids, and interplanetary dust, all of which contain varying amounts of water. The fate of this water added to the Moon from external sources has always been a mystery. Now new data suggest that this mystery is on its way to a solution.
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