Martians land in Morocco… sort of

NASA scientists confirmed to AP today that after a meterorite sighting over Morocco last summer, 15 pounds of rock collected from the area did indeed come from Mars. 

AP reports:

This is only the fifth time experts have confirmed chemically that fresh Martian rocks fell to Earth.

… And they landed in Morocco. Though surely stranger things have happened in the region.

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