Ancient Water. Earth’s Water Older Than the Sun

September 26, 2014 1:51 PM

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Ancient Water. Earth’s Water Older Than the Sun

There has been a long debate on whether the solar system’s water comes from ice ionized during the birth of the solar system, or if it originated before the formation of the solar system and our Sun.

New research finds that water found in our oceans, in meteorites and frozen craters formed before the solar system came into shape. The study was published in this week’s issue of the journal Science.

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