What do Mars and Iceland have in common? These days, not so much. But more than 4.5 billion years ago, it’s possible the Red Planet had a crust comparable to Iceland today. Valerie Payré, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Astronomy and Planetary Science, is a part of a research team that studied a martian meteorite that provided us with these fascinating insights into Earth’s past! Read more about this study into the Black Beauty meteorite led by an international team.