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    SMART-1 Finds Calcium on the Moon

    SUMMARY: The European Space Agency's SMART-1 spacecraft has discovered deposits of calcium on the Moon for the first time. The discovery was made using the spacecraft's D-CIXS X-ray spectrometer, which can detect various elements on the lunar surface. SMART-1 is actually still in its calibration phase of its various instruments, so it should provide even more detailed results once it begins full operations.

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    Big deal! Everyone knows cheese is rich in calcium!

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