Lunar rocks

Sorry, not much water on moon!

Overturning a long-held assumption, a team of researchers has discovered that the amount of water present on the moon`s surface may have been overestimated by scientists studying lunar rock samples.

Apr 02, 2014, 12:29 PM IST

Traces of water detected on moon`s oldest rocks

Researchers have revealed that they have detected traces of water within the crystalline structure of mineral samples from the lunar highland upper crust obtained during the Apollo missions.

Feb 18, 2013, 13:28 PM IST