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Submission + - Mars Rock Older Than Thought (

Rambo Tribble writes: The BBC reports on a finding, reported in Nature, (abstract, here), that the so-called "Black Beauty" rock, discovered in the Sahara, is over twice as old as previously thought. The meteorite is now thought to be 4.4 billion years old, dating from a time in a nascent Mars' history that scientists are eager to know more about.
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Mars Rock Older Than Thought

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