Pew pew! Turns out an easy way of getting water out of moon dust is to use lasers. Researchers bombarded a sample of olivine — a mineral commonly found on the moon — with radiation and heating in an attempt to get the water out but found the easiest solution is lasers. So, future moon explorers, don't forget your ray gun.
Where Did the Water Come From?
Getting the Water Out
Written by Elizabeth Howell May 24, 2019
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