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Astronomers Say The Man In The Moon Has Far More To Drink Than Previously Thought

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Astronomers Say The Man In The Moon Has Far More To Drink Than Previously Thought

Astronomers Say The Man In The Moon Has Far More To Drink Than Previously Thought

Scientists used to say there were millions of tons of ice in the permanently shadowed craters of the moon’s poles.

Now, HuffPost reports a pair of studies in the journal Nature Astronomy says there's far, far more potential water available.

Twenty percent more, to be exact.

A team led by the University of Colorado's Paul Hayne says more than 15,400 square miles of lunar terrain have the capability to trap water in the form of ice.


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