To See a World in 80 Kilograms of Rock

Science  07 Jun 1996:
Vol. 272, Issue 5267, pp. 1447-1448
DOI: 10.1126/science.272.5267.1447


Out of the thousands of meteorites that have fallen to earth, 12 are known to have come from Mars. In his Perspective, Treiman discusses our current understanding of these martian specimens, in particular, recent results presented at the 27th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference held in March.