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Monday, 29 February 2016

Earth's Water Came From Space Dust?

Earth's Water Came From Space Dust?

Sullivan, C., 2015, Earth’s water came from space dust during
planetary formation, Eos. vol. 96, no. 2, p. 3. doi:10.1029/2015EO040147.

" A new analysis of lava from the deep mantle indicates that
water-soaked dust particles, rather than a barrage of icy
comets, asteroids, or other bodies, delivered water to the newly
forming Earth."

Web version at
https://eos.org/articles/earths-water-came-from-space-dust-during-planetary-formation

PDF version in full Eos issue at
https://eos.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/15-Jan_Magazine.pdf?6ffe00

More articles at https://eos.org/news-types/news and in PDF file at:
https://eos.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/15-Jan_Magazine.pdf?6ffe00

Recent and current issues of Eos News at:
https://eos.org/current-issues

The paper is:-
Hallis, L. J., G. R. Huss, K. Nagashima, G. J. Taylor, S. A.
Halldórsson, D. R. Hilton, M. J. Mottl, and K. J. Meech,
2016, Evidence for primordial water in Earth’s deep mantle.
Science. Vol. 350, Issue 6262, pp. 795-797.
DOI: 10.1126/science.aac4834
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/350/6262/795

Yours,
Paul H.

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