UH Scientist Gives New Age to ALH84001

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Through the study of a popular Martian meteorite’s age, a University of Houston professor and his team have made significant discoveries about the timeline of volcanic activity on Mars. Thomas Lapen, assistant professor of geosciences at UH, describes his team’s findings in a paper titled “A Younger Age for ALH84001 and its Geochemical Link to Shergottite Sources in Mars,” appearing April 16 in Science, the world’s leading journal of original scientific research, global news...