Lunar water may have come from comets – scientists

Paris (AFP) Jan 9, 2011 Water on the Moon came in large part from comets which bombarded the lunar surface in its infancy, a study published on Sunday suggests. For decades, the Moon was thought to have been as dry as it was void of life and atmosphere. This assumption, though, has been revisited after findings by NASA last year of significant traces of frozen water in a permanently shadowed crater. Astroph

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