View Full Version : Opportunity Finds Polished Spheres in its Trench

2005-Sep-12, 12:05 AM
SUMMARY: When NASA's Opportunity rover dug a trench into the Martian soil two days ago, it revealed a series of mysteries that scientists back on Earth are still puzzling out. The tiny spherical granules that Opportunity found on the surface with its microscope are also underneath the topsoil, but strangely, these look shiny and polished. Opportunity's next task will be to examine a region of exposed rock which has many of these granules embedded inside to help give scientists a better idea of what they're looking at.

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