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Martian Meteorites Reveal Clues To Processes In Planet's Atmosphere

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March 3, 2000
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University Of California, San Diego
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Detailed measurements of sulfur isotopes in five Martian meteorites have enabled researchers at the University of California, San Diego to determine that the abundant sulfur on the surface of Mars is due largely to chemical reactions in the Red Planet's atmosphere that are similar to those that occur in Earth's atmosphere.

Detailed measurements of sulfur isotopes in five Martian meteorites have enabled researchers at the University of California, San Diego to determine that the abundant sulfur on the surface of Mars is due largely to chemical reactions in the Red Planet's atmosphere that are similar to those that occur in Earth's atmosphere.


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University Of California, San Diego. (2000, March 3). Martian Meteorites Reveal Clues To Processes In Planet's Atmosphere. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/03/000303080719.htm
University Of California, San Diego. "Martian Meteorites Reveal Clues To Processes In Planet's Atmosphere." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/03/000303080719.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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