REVEALED: Extraterrestrial object holds KEY to solar system formation, exciting scientists
A chunk of meteor, known as a Hypatia stone, which fell to earth and was found in the Egyptian desert may have been formed when the universe was still taking shape.
The extraterrestrial object may predate the sun and its surrounding planets.
It contains micro-mineral compounds not found elsewhere in the universe, or in known meteorites and comets.
The discovery which could rewrite history books was made by researchers from the University of Johannesburg, who used advanced scanning techniques to analyse Hypatia's structure.
Some people believe that Hypatia is a surviving fragment of a meteor... read more
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