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Some of Earth’s water came from a stream of hydrogen long ago, scientists say

Discover Magazine | November 15, 2018

But, says a team of researchers, some of the H2O that covers much of our planet’s surface was once something very different: A stream of hydrogen traveling through the galaxy. 

The origins of Earth’s water are a big mystery

Popular Science | November 13, 2018

In a new paper published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, Arizona State University researchers suggest that water on Earth originated from material brought by asteroids, assisted by some leftover gas strewn about after the sun’s formation.

Technology may save us after all

Payson Roundup | November 07, 2018

Arizona State University researcher Paul Hirt told a Rim Country audience at a recent roundtable on climate change and global warming.

Tool around the amazing Red Planet without leaving home

The Washington Post | November 07, 2018

It’s one of the most detailed maps of the planet ever made, thanks to data collected from NASA satellites and then put together in association with NASA scientists at Arizona State University. 

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch covers a million square miles

12news | November 06, 2018

“Everyone intuitively understands that if someone is brave enough to venture out and do that cleanup, then we have to do our part, too. Without turning off the tap of the plastic that washing into the ocean, we can’t clean up,” said Rolf Halden, a professor of environmental health engineering at Arizona State University who studies plastics in the environment.

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