Podcaster: Elizabeth Howell and Dr. Rachel Klima

Title: Water Found On The Moon’s Insides

Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute ;

Links: SSERVI ; Remote detection of magmatic water in Bullialdus Crater on the Moon (Nature, Aug. 25)

Music: “A Walk On the Moon” by Styve Bolduc.

Description: Lunar water, or hydroxyl, has been found that originated from the moon’s interior. Understanding more about this magmatic water could point to information about the moon’s volcanic activity and internal structure, its discoverers say. Rachel Klima, a planetary scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has more on the research.

Bios: NLSI brings together leading lunar scientists from around the world to further NASA lunar science and exploration.

Dr. Rachel Klima is a planetary geologist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory who was on an instrument team for the Mercury probe MESSENGER, and whose research includes data from probes such as Chandrayaan-1.

Elizabeth Howell is a freelance space journalist in Ottawa, Canada. Her work appears in publications such as Universe Today,, Space Exploration Network and All About Space.

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