Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 14, 2020

Oldest material on Earth discovered 

The BBC reports

Scientists analysing a meteorite have discovered the oldest material known to exist on Earth.

They found dust grains within the space rock – which fell to Earth in the 1960s – that are as much as 7.5 billion years old.

The oldest of the dust grains were formed in stars that roared to life long before our Solar System was born.

Read more at  Oldest material on Earth discovered – BBC News


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