4.6 billion-year-old meteorite may reveal origin of Earth’s water

An ancient meteorite that crash-landed on a British driveway may have solved the mystery of where Earth’s water came from.

The 4.6 billion-year-old space rock, which landed in front of a family home in the English town of Winchcombe in February 2021, contains water that closely resembles the chemical composition of water on Earth. was sprinkled with the life-giving substance.

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