March 19, 2018

21: New studies suggest the Moon has loads of water

21: New studies suggest the Moon has loads of water

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*New studies suggest the Moon has loads of water  A new analysis of data from two lunar missions finds evidence that the Moon's water is widely distributed across the surface and not confined to a particular region or type of terrain. The findings indicate that lunar water appears to be present, though it's not necessarily easily accessible. 

*Gravity’s effect on time Professor Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity has passed yet another test with scientists building the world’s first portable strontium laser lattice optical atomic clock and using it to measure time dilation in a gravitational field. Among its many predictions is that the passage of time changes in relation to a gravitational field – time moves slower the closer you are to a massive object. 

*Long-Lived Mars Rover Opportunity Keeps Finding Surprises NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity keeps providing surprises about the Red Planet, most recently with observations of possible "rock stripes." 

*The Science Report 

Vitamin D may help prevent heart failure after heart attack. Climate change triggers the fastest decline in Arctic sea ice in at least 1500 years. Community-minded teens more likely to use prophylactic protection during coitus. The key to lifting teenage moods could be sitting in the kitchen pantry. 

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