Martian 'Blueberries' Likely Shaped by Water Scientists say tiny mineral balls discovered on Mars appear to have close cousins on Earth. The balls are known as blueberries, and scientists believe that flowing water created them on both planets. NPR's Joe Palca reports.
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Martian 'Blueberries' Likely Shaped by Water

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Scientists say tiny mineral balls discovered on Mars appear to have close cousins on Earth. The balls are known as blueberries, and scientists believe that flowing water created them on both planets. NPR's Joe Palca reports.