Oct 11

Herschel detects abundant water in planet-forming disc

Source: ESA

Artist's impression illustrates an icy protoplanetary disc around the young star TW Hydrae.
Credits: ESA/NASA/JPL-Caltech

ESA’s Herschel space observatory has found evidence of water vapour emanating from ice on dust grains in the disc around a young star, revealing a hidden ice reservoir the size of thousands of oceans. (read more)
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