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Meteorites from Mars

Nature has provided a few gifts to planetary scientists who study our distant red neighbor.
Geologists have it easy — the object of their affection rests below their feet. For planetary scientists who want to learn more about Mars, their job is a bit tougher. They have to do their studies more than 34 million miles (55 million kilometers) away. Sure, NASA has sent landers and even rovers to Mars to investigate on our behalf, but this remote robotic inquiry won't ever beat the hands-on, do-it-yourself approach geologists take here on Earth. That's why a few dozen meteorites found...

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