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Solar System Water

Soggy Invaders From Space

Seth Shostak | Posted 06.23.2015 | Science
Seth Shostak

My childhood books on geology had dramatic drawings of volcanoes belching steam into the atmosphere of a prehistoric and still-sterile Earth, suggesting that our planet was born with a subcutaneous reserve of water, waiting to be lanced to the surface by accommodating eruptions. As a kid, that sure seemed reasonable. But it's not true.

Water On Earth Is Way Older Than We Thought

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.26.2014 | Science

Just how old is H2O? A fascinating new study suggests that some of the water molecules we drink and bathe in are way old -- as in more than 4.6 billio...

Massive Amount Of Water Found In Alien Solar System

| Posted 12.26.2011 | Technology

By John Matson (Click here for original article.) To become a world bathed in oceans of water and habitable, Earth first had to take a beating. ...