How did the Earth get its water? Moonstone suggests it may have been here a long time ago.

Earth’s water may have been here since the planet’s formation, and not transferred afterwards due to an impact with an icy comet, a new study suggests.

The study analyzed lunar rocks brought to Earth by Apollo program and could shed light on the earliest days of our planet. Although more than 70% of Earth’s surface is covered in water, our planet is actually relatively poor in water and other volatile molecules compared to most other celestial bodies in the world. solar systemLead author of the study Lars Borg, a planetary scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California, told Space.com.

https://www.space.com/earth-water-origins-studied-moon-rocks How did the Earth get its water? Moonstone suggests it may have been here a long time ago.

James Brien

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