This Mars meteorite accommodates a toxin that makes pigs vomit


The detection of a toxin that makes people and pigs vomit may resolve the lingering 100-year-old thriller surrounding the pristine Martian meteorite nicknamed “Lafayette.”

Lafayette was blasted from the floor of Mars thousands and thousands of years in the past and finally discovered its technique to Purdue College in Indiana. In 1931, the weird clean black stone was recognized as a pristine meteorite. But how Purdue College got here to own the stone and who delivered it to the college has been unknown for 90 years. Now, scientists analyzing the meteorite say {that a} unusual compound present in it might be the clue that cracks the case.

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