martian meteorites

We Can Only Bring 30 Samples of Mars Back to Earth. How Do We Decide?

The Mars Sample Return Mission is one of the most ambitious missions ever conceived. Though the samples won't be returned…

11 months ago

It’s Surprisingly Easy to Hurl Rocks From Mars Into Space

Of the thousands of meteorites found on Earth, about 188 have been confirmed to be from Mars. How did they…

12 months ago

Scientists Identify the Source of a Famous Meteorite as One Crater on Mars

If we think untangling Earth's complex geological history is difficult, think of the challenge involved in doing the same for…

2 years ago

We Now Know Exactly Which Crater the Martian Meteorites Came From

Mars is still quite mysterious, despite all we've learned about the planet in recent years. We still have a lot…

2 years ago

Mars Was Hit By a Lot of Protoplanets Early in its History, Taking Longer to Form than Previously Thought.

There are around 61,000 meteorites on Earth, or at least that's how many have been found. Out of those, about…

4 years ago

Martian Clouds Might Start with Meteor Trails Through the Atmosphere

On Earth, clouds form when enough droplets of water condense out of the air. And those droplets require a tiny…

5 years ago

Mineral Points To A Water Rich Mars

A new experiment conducted by an international team researchers has shown that Martian meteorites may have lost their water, indicating…

7 years ago

Martian Meteorite Could Have Contained Ancient Water And Life, NASA Paper Says

Could this meteorite show evidence of ancient water and life on Mars? That's one possibility raised in a new paper…

10 years ago