Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday January 07, 2016

Geologists Find 4.6 Billion Year Old Meteorite

Researchers from Curtin University have found a meteorite that they claim is older than the Earth itself. The funny thing is that it looks like every other rock you've ever seen.

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A meteorite estimated to be 4.5 billion years old has been recovered by Perth researchers from a remote part of Lake Eyre in outback South Australia. In a race against time, the geologists dug the 1.7-kilogram meteorite out just hours before heavy rains would have wiped away any trace of it.