Scientists Find Magnetic Messages Hidden In Ancient Meteorite

January 22, 2015 9:33 AM

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A new detailed imaging technique has uncovered magnetic messages hidden in an ancient meteorite that could provide a glimpse into that very unique process that shaped our universe. And it could also provide us with a special look at, possibly, the Earth’s core, as well.

“Until we developed this method, it was always thought that the metal in meteorites made a very poor magnetic recorder,” comments study author Richard Harrison. The University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences geologist continues, “Imagine writing information onto a computer hard drive and b...

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