The following is an excerpt from the Oct. 4 issue of The Wichita Eagle. Greg Novacek, director of the Fairmount Center for Science and Mathematics Education at Wichita State University and director of Lake Afton Public Observatory, was profiled in the article.

Search for moon water may be visible from Earth
Oct 4, 2009 11:54 AM | Print
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For years, schoolchildren have been taught the moon is barren and dry — uninhabitable. In just a few days, that school of thought may change when NASA scientists intentionally aim a Centaur rocket to crash into a crater at the south pole of the moon.

Scientists expect to find water, said Greg Novacek, director of the Fairmount Center for Science and Mathematics Education at Wichita State University and director of Lake Afton Public Observatory, which will be open for the event.

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