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It is not raining on the Moon, but it does seem to be getting wetter and wetter.

For decades, the prevailing view of the Moon was that it was dry. Then, two years ago, a NASA probe crashed into a deep crater near the Moon’s south pole and confirmed large amounts of water ice within the shadows. Meanwhile, measurements by an orbiting Indian spacecraft suggested that a veneer of water, generated by the bombardment of solar wind particles, covered much of the Moon’s surface.

Now, scientists analyzing tiny fragments of hardened lava from long-ago lunar eruptions report that the fragments contain about as much water as similar magmas on Earth, meaning there is plenty of water inside the Moon too.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/27/sc...ce/27moon.html
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I can't wait until we geoform it. Earth Jr. Reserve your spot of land today!
    
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sick!
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i don't know about earth junior but, maybe a couple of moon bases or maybe a moon resort might be cool.
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Packing bags
    
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We need to start moving off of earth like yesterday.. That or mass murders. This planet is way over populated..

We're a virus and its about time we infected another huge mass and destroy it.
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mass murders. This planet is way over populated..

We're a virus and its about time we infected another huge mass and destroy it.
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Man has made the biggest impact on earth.
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Sometimes you just need to get away from it all... Earth that is... on a nice vacation to one of the many soon-to-be waterfront resorts on the moon
    
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We need to start moving off of earth like yesterday.. That or mass murders. This planet is way over populated..

We're a virus and its about time we infected another huge mass and destroy it.
There is only 6.92 billion of us, and there is plenty of unpopulated land, the earth is hardly overpopulated, we are just not looking after it the way we should be.
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