A meteorite bears witness to the first formation of matter in our solar system. It has remained unaltered since it formed in the dust of our sun’s birth, holding the memory of the beginnings under its surface for billions of years. Looking at a meteorite is not unlike looking at a photograph: we are faced with an object which we relate to through particular notions of distance and time. Holding a representation of the past, its symbols bear clues yet resist resolution.
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