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Mars Surface Glass Could Hold Ancient Fossils

June 12th, 2015

Episode 272 of 599 episodes

Scientists have found ancient "impact glass" on the surface of Mars, which formed when asteroids struck, a billion or more years ago. If anything was alive at the time, biological materials could be trapped inside. Christopher Intagliata reports

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