Detection of Adsorbed Water and Hydroxyl on the Moon

@article{Clark2009DetectionOA,
  title={Detection of Adsorbed Water and Hydroxyl on the Moon},
  author={R. Clark},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={326},
  pages={562 - 564}
}
  • R. Clark
  • Published 2009
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Science
Lunar Water The Moon has been thought to be primarily anhydrous, although there has been some evidence for accumulated ice in permanently shadowed craters near its poles (see the Perspective by Lucey, published online 24 September). By analyzing recent infrared mapping by Chandrayaan-1 and Deep Impact, and reexamining Cassini data obtained during its early flyby of the Moon, Pieters et al. (p. 568, published online 24 September), Sunshine et al. (p. 565, published online 24 September), and… Expand
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