Water: from clouds to planets

  title={Water: from clouds to planets},
  author={E. F. van Dishoeck and Edwin A. Bergin and Dariusz C. Lis and Jonathan I. Lunine},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
Results from recent space missions, in particular Spitzer and Herschel, have led to significant progress in our understanding of the formation and transport of water from clouds to disks, planetesimals, and planets. [n this review, we provide the underpinnings for the basic molecular physics and chemistry of water and outline these advances in the context of water formation in space, its transport to a forming disk, its evolution in the disk, and finally the delivery to forming terrestrial… 
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