The picture on the left shows a bare piece of... - Wissenschaft und Deutsch
The picture on the left shows a bare piece of ground in front of Mars rover Opportunity, while the image on the right shows a fist-sized rock in the same place 22 Martian days (or sols) later. Two options have so far been identified for how the rock got there: 1) The rover either “flipped” the object as it manoeuvred or, 2) it landed there, right in front of the rover, after a nearby meteorite impact event (this is the least likely theory of the two).Read more: http://bit.ly/1eZ3tGT via Discovery News
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The picture on the left shows a bare piece of ground in front of Mars rover Opportunity, while the image on the right shows a fist-sized rock in the same place 22 Martian days (or sols) later. Two options have so far been identified for how the rock got there: 1) The rover either “flipped” the object as it manoeuvred or, 2) it landed there, right in front of the rover, after a nearby meteorite impact event (this is the least likely theory of the two).

Read more: http://bit.ly/1eZ3tGT via Discovery News

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