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They come from asteroids not big enough to melt. Lunar meteorites Meteorites from the Moon’s surface can be recognized by their similarity to the samples brought to Earth by the Apollo astronauts. Martian meteorites Rock from Mars can be recognized by the small amounts of gas within it similar to that found in the Martian atmosphere. 02. Select a region to survey—carefully drive across it looking around you for dark rocks against the white snow. finds lls fa Falls arendd id iv ed into a Meteorites ith a fall, the fireball W k s.

Saturn Blasts from the past Parts of Neptune’s rings are detected from Earth; its complete system is revealed by the Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1989 1985 The rings of Jupiter are revealed when the Voyager 1 spacecraft flies by the planet 1979 Astronomers discover Uranus has rings when they notice a star appear to blink on and off when near the planet 1977 Christiaan Huygens realizes that what Galileo has seen is a ring of material 1655 Saturn’s rings are first seen by Galileo Galilei, who looks at them with the newly invented telescope; he thinks Saturn has two earlike handles, one on each side 1610 06: The rings are less than 328 ft (100 m) deep, paper-thin compared to the planet itself.

34|35 Are we alone? We just don’t know. We know that life exists on Earth, but what about elsewhere in the universe? Most astronomers believe in extraterrestrial life—we just haven’t found it yet. All Earth’s living things are made out of chemical elements found throughout the universe, so it would be extraordinary if some form of life hadn’t developed elsewhere. WHAT’S IN A NAME? Recipe for life Many scientists think that extraterrestrial life will be similar in origin to Earth’s. Here, life started in biochemical reactions in water at around 68°F (20°C).

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