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Water-Rich Meteorite Originated in Martian Crust

Posted January 4th, 2013 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A piece of Mars that fell to Earth and was found in the Sahara desert in 2011 has revealed surprising new details about the Red Planet. Researchers from the University of New Mexico say the Martian rock represents a new class of meteorite they believe came from Mars’s crust. The scientists have determined that the […]

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Rare Martian Meteorite Unveiled

Posted February 8th, 2012 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Scientists in London are giving the public a glimpse of what they call a very rare sight — a Martian meteorite. The rock was discovered in Morocco last year. Tests show it likely came from the planet Mars and took more than one-million years to plunge to Earth. Most meteorites burn up in the atmosphere. […]

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