Where Did Earth's Water Come From?

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Malvinas and Brazil ocean currents

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MinuteEarth

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Unlike every other planet in our solar system, earth's surface is 70% water, which while useful for life, is also kind of weird. This is because everything we know about how and why our planet formed says earth's surface should be bone dry. Watch this informational video to learn more about our system and the hypothesis on how water came to be on earth.

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2014

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