View Full Version : Herschel Observatory Detects ‘Oceans’ of Water Around Distant Star

2011-Oct-20, 09:50 PM
There’s enough water in a planet-forming disk around a distant star to fill several thousand Earth oceans, according to new observations with the Herschel space observatory. Astronomers have found evidence of water vapor originating from ice on dust grains in the disc around a young star, TW Hydrae. The star is between 5-10 million years [...]

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