Recent Evidence of Meteorites Striking Mars (image) University of Arizona Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions This visual may only be used in conjunction with reporting/posting of this news release. Image/video credit must be included exactly as indicated. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.