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Contact: Daniel Stolte
University of Arizona

Recent Evidence of Meteorites Striking Mars

Caption: Mars gets blasted with space rocks much more frequently than Earth because they are less likely to burn up in its thinner atmosphere.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Univ. of Arizona

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