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The Moon’s Interior Could Contain Lots of Water, Study Shows

By Samantha Mathewson, Contributor

July 24, 2017

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Ancient volcanic deposits on the moon suggest the lunar interior has a substantial amount of water.

Ancient volcanic deposits on the moon reveal new evidence about the lunar interior, suggesting it contains substantial amounts of water.

Using satellite data, scientists from Brown University studied lunar pyroclastic deposits, layers of rock that likely formed from large volcanic eruptions. The magma associated with these explosive events is carried to the moon’s surface from very deep within its interior, according to a study published today (July 24) in Nature Geoscience.

Previous studies have observed traces of water ice in shadowed regions at the lunar poles. However, this water is likely

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