Black Meteorite is Likely from Mars

February 2, 2015 6:11 AM

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New research indicates that “Black Beauty” a meteorite that fell into the Moroccan desert is actually from Mars. After extensive testing, scientists believe it is comprised of the same material that can be found on Mars. Scientists have been studying the rock for over 4 years now and are finally willing to say it is from Mars. The material is much like what Rover has been dealing with on Mars.

A meteorite discovered in the desert of Morocco is a 4.4-billion-year-old piece of the crust of Mars, and may reveal the character of much of the Red Planet’s surface, a new analysis suggests.

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