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NASA Finds Water Could Be Widespread On Moon

A new report released by NASA on Friday suggests that water may be far more widespread on the moon than previously thought.

ANADOLU NEWS AGENCY reported, Researchers hope the findings will help determine how the moon’s water got there and if the water could be used as a resource for future NASA missions.

Previously, it was thought that the moon’s water was locked in ice in the lunar polar regions and that the amount of water on the moon changed continuously. The new study contradicts some of these theories, especially the idea that water is confined to only a few areas.

The study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, was based off data from two NASA lunar missions.

"We find that it doesn't matter what time of day or which latitude we look at; the signal indicating water always seems to be present," Joshua Bandfield, the lead author of the study, said in a statement.

“The presence of water doesn't appear to depend on the composition of the surface, and the water sti…