India's moon rover discovers sulphur on south pole's surface

The World

India's lunar mission to the south pole hopes to find frozen water. No ice yet but the Chandrayaan-3's moon rover has detected sulphur in the soil, as well as aluminum and iron and several other elements.

Will you keep The World spinning?

Donations from listeners like you are absolutely crucial in funding the great music and human-centered global news you hear on The World. Recurring gifts provide predictable, sustainable support — letting our team focus on telling the stories you don’t hear anywhere else. If you make a gift of $100 or pledge $10/month we’ll send you a curated playlist highlighting some of the team's favorite music from the show Donate today to keep The World spinning.