Earth’s water

There Might Be Water On All Rocky Planets

If you asked someone who was reasonably scientifically literate how Earth got its water, they'd likely tell you it came…

1 year ago

Organic Matter Could Have Delivered Earth’s Water

The origin of Earth's water is a big piece of the puzzle in Earth's history. Did it come from comets…

2 years ago

Space Dust Delivered Water to Vesta, Could it Have Done the Same for Earth?

One of the most enduring questions about Earth regards the origins of its water. Where did it come from? One…

2 years ago

The Collision that Created the Moon Might Have Also Brought Water to the Early Earth

Scientists at the University of Munster have discovered that Earth got its water from a collision with Theia. Theia was…

3 years ago

Not all the Earth’s Water Came From Comets

We have comets and asteroids to thank for Earth's water, according to the most widely-held theory among scientists. But it's…

4 years ago

What Percent of Earth is Water?

The Earth is often compared to a majestic blue marble, especially by those privileged few who have gazed upon it…

7 years ago