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NASA Shows how Water can be Made on the Moon
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NASA Shows how Water can be Made on the Moon

A team of NASA scientists has found that water may actually be formed on the moon. They've discovered that solar wind could be the key to producing particles needed for water.

Using a computer programme, scientists simulated the chemistry that unfolds when solar wind pelts the Moon's surface. As the Sun streams protons to the moon, they found those particles interact with electrons in the lunar surface, making hydrogen (H) atoms. These atoms then migrate through the surface and latch onto the abundant oxygen (O) atoms bound in the silica (SiO2).

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 22.02.2019

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