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Contact: Jason Maderer
maderer@gatech.edu
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Georgia Institute of Technology

Lunar Sample

Caption: This image depicts a fragment of the moon. New research at the Georgia Institute of Technology indicates that ultraviolet photons emitted by the sun likely cause H2O molecules to either quickly desorb or break apart.

Credit: Georgia Institute of Technology

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