From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul> Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 18:22:47 +0000 Archived: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 07:43:48 -0400 Subject: Re: 'Monolith' Object On Mars? You Could Call It >Source: Space.Com >http://tinyurl.com/7uundxj >Date: 12 April 2012 >'Monolith' Object On Mars? You Could Call It That >Natalie Wolchover >Amateur stargazers have discovered an intriguing object jutting >out from the surface of Mars. The seemingly perfectly >rectangular, upright structure, found in NASA images of the Red >Planet, bears a striking resemblance to the monoliths planted on >Earth and the moon by aliens in the classic sci-fi film '2001: A >Space Odyssey.' >The object in question was first spotted several years ago after >being photographed by the HiRISE camera onboard the Mars >Reconnaissance Orbiter, a NASA space probe; every so often, it >garners renewed interest on the Internet. But is it unnatural =97 >a beacon erected by aliens for mysterious reasons, and even more >mysteriously paralleled in the imaginations of Stanley Kubrick >and Arthur C. Clarke, creators of '2001'? Or is this rock the >work of nature? >According to Jonathon Hill, a research technician and mission >planner at the Mars Space Flight Facility at Arizona State >University, who processes many of the images taken during NASA's >Mars missions, the object in question is no more than a roughly >rectangular boulder. >[More at site... thanks to 'The Norm' for the lead] If there are people who think that the rectangular boulder on Mars is a monolith planted by 'aliens' then I've got a rock in my front yard - totally square - I thought was natural. (The rock is real, I can see it as a type this message.) Is it time to think that 'aliens' planted it there to signal me 'they're here'? Hah! KK Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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