Paper Boys

Episode 90

What’s inside a Martian meteorite?

Organic compounds in a meteorite from Mars reveal its history.

Returning rock samples from planets and asteroids can provide new insights into how the solar system, the universe, and life formed. But how much can we learn from meteorite samples that fell to the ground here on Earth? It turns out, quite a bit! Join us this week as we explore a new paper about a 4 billion-year-old rock from Mars that landed in Antarctica.

Check out the Nature article here and the Vice News article here.

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