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Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« on: December 03, 2018, 07:49:03 PM »
I don't know what it is but this is cool. No, I don't think it is aliens



https://www.msn.com/en-xl/asia/tech-science/curiosity-rover-just-spotted-this-super-shiny-object-on-mars/ar-BBQmaxE

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An unusually smooth and reflective Martian rock has caught the attention of NASA scientists, prompting an investigation by the Curiosity rover. With the spectacularly successful landing of the InSight probe on Mars earlier this week, our attention has understandably been diverted away from Curiosity, which has been exploring the Red Planet since 2012.

While we've been gushing over InSight, the six-wheeled NASA rover has been working at Vera Rubin Ridge, investigating the Highfield outcrop, a unique patch of grey bedrock.

Curiosity has been at the Highfield drill site before, but NASA's mission controllers wanted to take a look at four previously detected rocks -- including an unusually smooth rock that, in black and white at least, looks a bit like a chunk of gold.

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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2018, 05:31:27 AM »
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Curiosity has been at the Highfield drill site before, but NASA's mission controllers wanted to take a look at four previously detected rocks -- including an unusually smooth rock that, in black and white at least, looks a bit like a chunk of gold.
If only they had color cameras back in the ancient days of space travel!

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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2018, 08:05:05 AM »
So it's either a meteorite, or an alien communication device that has been left there for us to pick up when we're advanced enough to make contact with.

Of course it could also be something that a time traveler left to pick up again in the future, having e.g. recorded pre-human history in great detail onto it, and they tried to leave it somewhere where it won't interfere with their own timeline.
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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2018, 10:50:19 AM »


"Ooh, shiny!"
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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2018, 11:37:58 AM »
It is part of the melted World Trade Centers. No plane could have thrown it to Mars. It was in inside job.
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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2018, 12:23:06 PM »
It is part of the melted World Trade Centers. No plane could have thrown it to Mars. It was in inside job.
Get out of here, you can see the beady little eyes. It's a dead Martian squid. How it got to the World Trade Center we don't exactly know.

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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2018, 03:35:15 PM »
Looks like a used condom. Filthy Martians.

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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2018, 04:53:29 PM »
obviously someone has dropped a sweet wrapper on the sound stage they're using to fake the footage...  ;D

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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2018, 05:27:01 PM »
obviously someone has dropped a sweet wrapper on the sound stage they're using to fake the footage...  ;D
Spielberg will be pissed (angry).
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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2018, 04:03:04 AM »
It is how a real life Venom will begin.
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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2018, 06:14:16 AM »
It might be all that's left of Beagle One.
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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2018, 06:07:15 PM »
A bit of Helium bling dropped by Dejah Thoris.

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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2018, 07:11:39 PM »
A bit of Helium bling dropped by Dejah Thoris.
Or banth foodoo.
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Re: Curiosity Rover Just Spotted Super-Shiny Object On Mars
« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2018, 07:30:26 PM »
A bit of Helium bling dropped by Dejah Thoris.
Or banth foodoo.

Do you mean bantha poodoo?
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