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The moon might be hiding more water than we thought

But it's still pretty dry.
water volcano moon

Volcanic deposits on the moon contain some small but significant amounts of water.

Olga Prilipko Huber

Sometimes, a name just sticks with you. When 17th century astronomers peered up at the dark spots on the , they thought they looked like vast lunar oceans. We still call these spots (Latin for ‘seas’), even though landing in the Sea of Tranquility was less of a splashdown and more of a.

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