A New Facility Is Turning Moon Dust Into Oxygen for Future Space Settlers
A prototype plant developed by the European Space Agency has successfully extracted oxygen from simulated moon dust in a small Dutch town.
New Oxygen-Hunting Technique Could Tell If Distant Planets Are ‘Alive or Not’
"Oxygen is one of the most exciting molecules to detect because of its link with life, but we don't know if life is the only cause of oxygen in an atmosphere.”
Earth Has Been Sneezing Biogenic Oxygen on the Moon for Billions of Years
“The entire lunar surface can be contaminated with biogenic terrestrial oxygen, which has been produced by photosynthesis over a few billion years.”