written by michelle starr, on november 17th, 2021

what: worlds in other solar systems have different minerals than ours

when: study published november 2nd, 2022

who/where: earth, venus, mars

solar system

geologist keith putirka of california state university

astronomer siyi xu of the national science foundation’s noirlab

interesting fact: it is possible to figure out the minerals of dead planets, by looking at the white dwarfs that destroyed them. 

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