Astronomers map out the Moon's best watering holes

The Moon seems like a pretty barren place, but studies in 2009 revealed traces of water in the lunar soil. Now, scientists from Brown University have used data gathered from NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument to construct a detailed map of where water can be found on the Moon – and it turns out it's more widespread than previously thought... Continue Reading Astronomers map out the Moon's best watering holes Category: Space Tags: Brown University Moon NASA Water Related Articles: Just how wet is the Moon's interior? Huge cannon used to unravel Man in the Moon mystery Material with new record melting point predicted Taking control of key protein helps mice fend off cancer Does Pluto have an ocean hiding beneath its surface? Cost-effect

Astronomers map out the Moon's best watering holes

The Moon seems like a pretty barren place, but studies in 2009 revealed traces of water in the lunar soil. Now, scientists from Brown University have used data gathered from NASA's Moon ...

Fri 15 Sep 17 from Gizmag

Researchers create first global map of water in Moon's soil

In research that may prove useful to future lunar explorers, scientists from Brown University have created the first quantitative map of water and its chemical building blocks trapped in the ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Phys.org

A new roadmap to where water exists on the surface of the moon could potentially offer resources to astronauts as drinking water or to produce fuel.

Credit: Brown UniversityFor the first time, scientists have mapped the distribution of water trapped in the moon's soil, which could come in handy for planning future missions ...

Mon 18 Sep 17 from Discovery News

Researchers create first map of water in Moon’s soil 

Researchers at Brown University have created the first map of water and its building blocks trapped in the uppermost portion of the Moon's soil. The research may prove useful to future lunar ...

Fri 15 Sep 17 from Daily Mail

First Map of Water on the Moon Offers 'Roadmap' for Future Lunar Exploration

Scientists have for the first time mapped the distribution of water trapped in the moon's soil, which could come in handy for planning future missions to the lunar surface.

Thu 14 Sep 17 from SPACE.com

The first water map on the moon shines hope for human colony

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Water Molecules May Survive on the Moon's Surface All Day Long

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First Global Map of Water in Moon’s Soil Created

NewsA new study maps the trace concentrations of water implanted in the lunar soil by the solar wind, a water source that could be used as resource in future lunar exploration.Contributed Author: Brown ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Laboratory Equipment

Scientists map water across moon's soil, a first

For the first time, scientists have mapped the distribution of water across lunar soil.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from UPI

Scientists map lunar water with data from Chandrayaan-1

NASA equipment that flew aboard the spacecraft gathered images

Thu 14 Sep 17 from The Hindu

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