The Sciences

Earth's Water May Have Arrived At Its Formation

By Bill AndrewsOct 8, 2019 12:00 PM
(Artist's rendering, credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)


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Scientists have recently speculated that Earth’s vast stores of water may have come from the same collection of gas and dust that birthed and surrounded our infant planet, shown in this artist’s rendering. But many researchers are skeptical of the new idea, and still believe our water came from other solar system objects that bombarded a young Earth.

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