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Re: Large Sink Holes On Mars? - Ally

From: Brian Ally <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2007 12:43:52 -0400
Fwd Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2007 14:11:49 -0400
Subject: Re: Large Sink Holes On Mars? - Ally

>From: Nick Balaskas <Nikolaos.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 09:53:38 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
>Subject: Large Sink Holes On Mars?


>Today on SPACE.com
>June 6, 2007 12:36

>Deep Hole Found on Mars


>A very dark spot on Mars could be an entrance to a deep hole or


>Planetary scientists from the U.S. and Canada (including a team
>from Toronto's York University) that have experiments aboard
>Phoenix, the next Mars lander scheduled to be launched in less
>than two months, are very encouraged by this discovery of deep
>vertical cave openings.

>The goal of this latest Mars mission is to "follow the water"
>which is believed to exist just below the surface of the Red
>Planet. Since sink holes found on Earth are created through
>erosion by water flowing just beneath the ground, this discovery
>is further evidence that Phoenix will locate the vast amounts of
>missing water that once filled the large basins and now dry lake
>beds on Mars.

>Sink holes on Mars would make ideal sites for future manned
>settlements of Mars since they offer protection from the harse
>local conditions - but they may be already occupied by other
>creatures that are indigenous or got there before us to the
>fourth planet in our solar system from the Sun.

When I saw this last week, I wondered if it might be possible
that these are not holes at all, but craters filled with some
sort of organic material.

I did see the paper that was published but have lost the link to

There was information about the temperature monitored during
both day and night. I'm thinking that some sort of biological
process might have evolved such that an organism (or several)
had developed a very black coloration so as to absorb a great
deal of sunlight and radiate a very little of it.

Perhaps, in conjunction with a very briny solution of water - as
mentioned in the New Scientist article, posted here today - and
maybe some other process, there could be some way for something
to live there.

Any thoughts?

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