Research: Earth’s water there from the beginning

October 30, 2014 7:23 PM

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That water you use to make your morning coffee appears to have been on Earth for a very long time – longer than previously believed, new research suggests.

The research, by a team based in part at the University of New Mexico’s Institute of Meteoritics, tackles a mystery about one of our most ordinary yet essential substances. “Earth has all this water,” said UNM researcher Francis McCubbin, co-author of a paper published today “but no one knows where ...

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