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NASA Confirms Water On The Moon


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An image showing the distribution of water at the moon's North and South poles. Image: NASA

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NASA confirmed something scientists have suspected for some time- there’s water on the moon.

The presence of ice at the poles of the moon is a big deal for potential plans for a moon base and exploration of deep space, and for companies looking to mine the moon for resources. But how easy is it going to be to extract that water?

Physicist Addie Dove joins us to explain.


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A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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