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Before plants or animals existed, this 250K-ton rock fell in the mud

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A giant boulder which crash landed from space into what is now Scotland, 1.2 billion years ago, is the subject of interest in the scientific community

Period7 Oct 2020

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TitleBefore plants or animals existed, this 250,000-ton rock fell in the mud. Here's how we know
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletNational Geographic Magazine Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date7/10/20
DescriptionA giant boulder which crash landed from space into what is now Scotland, 1.2b years ago, is the subject of interest in the scientific community. Article includes a quote from geologist Catherine Mottram, who takes her undergraduate students to the region every year
URLhttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/10/huge-rock-fell-in-the-mud-billion-years-ago-how-we-know/
PersonsCatherine Mottram

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