Thousands of strange white rocks found on Mars. Will they be brought to Earth?

Mars' rusty red surface may have given it its famous “Red Planet” status, but thousands of white rocks also appear to be strangely scattered across the Martian floor. NASA perseverance The rover, a robotic geologist exploring Jezero Crater since early 2021, baffled scientists when it presented images of more than 4,000 light-colored, pebble-sized rocks scattered across the crater floor.

“These are very unusual rocks, and we're trying to figure out what's going on,” said Candice Bedford, a planetary scientist at Purdue University in Indiana and a member of the research team. Mars The 2020 science team said at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LSPC) last month.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *