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Oct 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
About 96 percent of the four-lake water complex that feeds Metropolitan Sao Paulo, home to 20 million, has been used up.
Oct 16, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The first-ever photos of water ice near Mercury's north pole have come down to Earth, and they have quite a story to tell.
Oct 7, 2014 12:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The question as to where the majority of moon water came from isn't so straightforward -- it was actually 'baked' via reactions with the solar wind. Continue reading →
Oct 6, 2014 08:05 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Undulatus asperatus is Latin for 'agitated waves,' and it basically resembles an enormous, rumpled blanket stretched out across the sky. Continue reading →
Sep 29, 2014 05:12 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Aral Sea is just one of several iconic inland bodies of water across the world that is now receding drastically. Continue reading →
Sep 26, 2014 11:26 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Each flower is a parabolic dish comprised of 36 mirrors that convert 80 percent of the sunlight harvested into useful energy. Continue reading →
Sep 25, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Next time you’re swimming in the ocean, consider this: part of the water is older than the sun.
Sep 25, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
A Neptune-size planet beyond the solar system has telltale traces of water vapor in its atmosphere, making it the smallest exoplanet known to have the wet stuff yet, scientists say.
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