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Fraser
2011-Feb-02, 04:20 PM
Scientists say a close-up look inside rare meteorite fragments from Mars shows evidence that impacts created flowing water near the surface of the Red Planet. At look at five different meteorite samples, including what is thought the be one of the very first Martian meteorite ever found on Earth, shows veins resulting from the impact [...]

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Perikles
2011-Feb-02, 08:10 PM
Can somebody please explain to me how they know that certain meteorites come from Mars?

Van Rijn
2011-Feb-02, 08:41 PM
Trapped gas measurements match Viking lander measurements.

Perikles
2011-Feb-02, 08:48 PM
Thanks.