Study: Earth has had water since birth of solar system

October 31, 2014 2:18 PM

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Study: Earth has had water since birth of solar system

"All the the planets could have gotten their water very early, which means the planets could have been habitable immediately after they formed," said geophysicist Adam Sarafian.

Previously, scientists thought the explosive formation of the Earth and the other inner planets would have evaporated or pushed out any resident water, leaving the molten planet relatively (if not entirely) dry.

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