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Fraser
2014-Jul-15, 08:20 PM
Talk about heavy metal! This shiny, lumpy rock spotted by NASA’s Curiosity rover is likely made mostly of iron — and came from outer space! It’s an iron meteorite, similar to ones found in years past by Curiosity’s forerunners Spirit and Opportunity, but*is considerably larger than any of the ones the MER rovers came across… […]

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