Skip to comments.Mysterious Martian "Cauliflower" May Be the Latest Hint of Alien Life
Posted on 02/05/2016 1:23:16 PM PST by BenLurkin
The hunt for signs of life on Mars has been on for decades, and so far scientists have found only barren dirt and rocks. Now a pair of astronomers thinks that strangely shaped minerals inside a Martian crater could be the clue everyone has been waiting for.
In 2008, scientists announced that NASA's Spirit rover had discovered deposits of a mineral called opaline silica inside Mars's Gusev crater. That on its own is not as noteworthy as the silica's shape: Its outer layers are covered in tiny nodules that look like heads of cauliflower sprouting from the red dirt.
No one knows for sure how those shapes...formed. But based on recent discoveries in a Chilean desert, Steven Ruff and Jack Farmer, both of Arizona State University in Tempe, think the silica might have been sculpted by microbes. At a meeting of the American Geophysical Union in December, they made the case that these weird minerals might be our best targets for identifying evidence of past life on Mars.
If the logic holds, the silica cauliflower could go down in history as arguably the biggest discovery ever in astronomy. But biology is hard to prove, especially from millions of miles away, and Ruff and Farmer aren't claiming victory yet. All they're saying is that maybe these enigmatic growths are mineral greetings from ancient aliens, and someone should investigate.
(Excerpt) Read more at smithsonianmag.com ...
These guys are legitimate but they sound like face on Mars lulus.
The missing link between DNA-based life on earth and an earlier stage has disappeared from earth (as far as we can find), but maybe this is a clue on Mars.
Or maybe not.
Hitlery: all the proof we need.
Matt Damon leftover plants.
This is all part of a psyop.
Do not trust NASA or the JPL.
If it ever is brought back to earth it will take over our bodies and we then will become Martians.
I’ll investigate next time I’m in the neighborhood...
Note: this topic is from 2/05/2016. See opalinesilica for more. Thanks BenLurkin.
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Mars is dead and has always been dead. There are very specific circumstances needed for life to exist and Mars fails on multiple levels.
The most important quote is near the end of the article:
Having worked on modern hot springs, I have seen all forms of structures that look biological but are not, Konhauser says. Silica can come from non-biological processes and water, geography, wind or other environmental factors can then shape it into complex structures. Because it looks biological doesnt mean it is, he says.
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