Scientists have discovered soil on Mars to be similar to that found in two locations in Scotland.

James Hutton Institute
December 10, 2018

Scientists at the James Hutton Institute studied data on Martian minerals beamed back to Earth by the Curiosity rover and compared it with the institute's Scottish soil dataset. They found the Martian soil to be 'strikingly similar' to basaltic soils found in Skye and Mull.

Find out more at the James Hutton Institute website and on the BBC News website.

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