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When the dust settles



LCROSS impacted with the moon last Friday. Now that the lunar dust has settled, what did scientists find out about the presence of water in the lunar soil? Did you know that the scientific term for moon soil is lunar regolith? Also it’s the International Year of Astronomy and area universities are celebrating with “No Night without a Telescope,” which gives everyone, even the most novice astronomer the chance to view the night sky. As always Derrick Pitts forecasts what you might see this week.Listen:For more information on area universities hosting “No Night without a Telescope” from October 18th through November 24th visit haverford.edu/iya2009/



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