Brick Made of Compacted Martian Soil (image) University of California - San Diego Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a brick made of Martian soil simulant compacted under pressure. The brick was made without any additional ingredients and without baking. Credit Jacobs School of Engineering/UC San Diego Usage Restrictions Please credit Jacobs School of Engineering/UC San Diego 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.