They went looking for water where water should have been and found it. But there are such strong hints of organic chemicals and metals from the south pole crater impacted by NASA’s Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (Lcross) mission that it is likely to be a science treasure trove for years. Further results are expected to flow in the coming weeks as more data is crunched from the nine instruments on Lcross, whose high-speed plunge into the Cabeus crater on Oct. 9 was a ...


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