Rosetta confirms the presence of water ice deposits on the surface of comet 67P

New analysis of data collected by ESA’s Rosetta orbiter has revealed significant quantities of water ice on the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko (67P). While the presence of water had previously been observed on 67P both in the comet’s coma, and as frost on the surface, this discovery represents the first time that a surface deposit of water […]

EARTHS WATER IS SAID TO BE OLDER THAN THE SUN

Looking at the ratio of hydrogen to its heavy isotope deuterium can help scientists learn about the water on our planet’s origin. In this study, comparing the deuterium to hydrogen ratio reached in a model simulation to the ratio found in meteorites, Earth’s ocean water, and comets told scientists that some of the water in […]

WATCH HOW THIS WATER CLOTH BEHAVES IN GRAVITY FREE SPACE

VIDEO SHOWS WATER BEING SQUEEZED FROM CLOTH IN SPACE AAA Henry Sapiecha

DISTANT UNIVERSE HAS WATER, IT HAS BEEN CLAIMED BY SCIENTISTS

WATER DISCOVERED BILLIONS OF MILES INTO SPACE Two international teams of astronomers have discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water ever detected in the universe. The researchers found the huge mass of water feeding a black hole, called a quasar, more than 12 billion light-years away. The mass of water vapor is at least […]