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Meteorite crater discovered in French winery

Countless meteorites have struck Earth in the past and shaped the history of our planet. It is assumed, for example, that meteorites brought with them a large part of its water. The extinction of the dinosaurs might also ...

NASA study focuses on impact effects on Mars rocks

A NASA study describes how rocks could have been "shocked" and changed by meteorite impacts, once frequent on ancient Mars. This will improve our analysis of rock samples collected from the Red Planet.

NASA's Perseverance rover deposits first sample on Mars surface

A titanium tube containing a rock sample is resting on the Red Planet's surface after being placed there on Dec. 21 by NASA's Perseverance Mars rover. Over the next two months, the rover will deposit a total of 10 tubes at ...

Mars rover sees hints of past life in latest rock samples

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has detected its highest concentrations yet of organic molecules, in a potential signal of ancient microbes that scientists are eager to confirm when the rock samples are eventually brought ...

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