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A Mars Rock to get Excited about , Curiosity Rover Discovers Stick-Like Figures in Mars Rock

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posted on Jan, 7 2018 @ 01:26 PM
Some of the shapes appear rounded, in cross section. If they were merely geological in origin, why are they rounded? Would veins of crystals in rock have tubular shapes? Would cracks in rocks, later filled by other minerals, be tubular in shape? I tend to doubt it. Wouldn't they have more or less random cross-sectional shapes? Tubes like this suggest living things. This seems to be what the biologists are (very cautiously) suggesting.

posted on Jan, 7 2018 @ 09:35 PM
a reply to: Shadowhawk

LOl The whole cat poo thing reminds me of the Futurama's Katz episode of cats on "Thuban".

posted on Jan, 7 2018 @ 09:44 PM
a reply to: Ross 54

Fossilized Worms from when Mars was more friendly.

posted on Jan, 9 2018 @ 07:49 PM
a reply to: gortex

Lead or Copper deposites..


posted on Jan, 10 2018 @ 11:23 AM

originally posted by: underpass61
Man. this part really does look like a flattened lead tube -

now that you pointed it out,,

it does...

Did Curiosity just Snapped that part off! ?

Im guess it did ..

it does look metallic. the Fresh Snap..

if Natural . not sure , if it would be a Metal Vain in rock.

but it does look like a Bent flat metal Tubing ..

Semi Remelted and Flattened then infused in rock over time

I can now see why NASA went back!

ahh Probley a 500,000 year old Piping from some Alien Outpost on Mars

Apparently ENKI & ENLIL: Left some Traces LOL!!!!!

posted on Jan, 10 2018 @ 11:30 AM
Disclosure has to come in stages. If these are artifacts, they are temporally distant and are not an immediate threat to fragile psyches. The next steps are to find newer and newer artifacts until a departing ship is filmed. Then an arriving ship....

posted on Jan, 10 2018 @ 11:36 AM
When I first saw these a couple of weeks ago, I thought that maybe they were some kind of mud that seeped into a crack and hardened, and then the rest of the surrounding material eroded away, leaving these things. The most curious part, though was this area, which seems to show a cross-section.

Looks like metal on the inside, probably iron with a thin coat of rust. A melted meteorite?

EDIT: Beat me to it.

edit on 10-1-2018 by Blue Shift because: (no reason given)

posted on Jan, 16 2018 @ 11:42 AM
Curiosity has now returned to "Mcleans Nose" home of the "sticks" , now speculation ends and the science starts.

while "Mcleans Nose" is a prominent gray toned resistant feature. ChemCam data was acquired of a suite of targets, including those that had the elongate, raised, linear features known by the team as "sticks", as well as the two APXS targets. Documentation imaging of these targets, including multispectral imaging to characterize the visible/near-infrared spectral properties of the site, will happen over the course of the plan. ign

I'll be keeping an eye on this and will post when results of the analysis becomes available.

posted on Jan, 16 2018 @ 11:51 AM

originally posted by: gortex
Curiosity has now returned to "Mcleans Nose" home of the "sticks" , now speculation ends and the science starts.

Yes, it's very unusual that they drove the rover back to check it out again. That almost never happens, and there have been plenty of things worth taking a second look at IMHO. We'll see what they find out with their laser beams. Here's something they've brushed off. Kind of a Phillips screwdriver head:

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posted on Jan, 16 2018 @ 11:57 AM
Ive seen similar vein like rocks just like this and assumed it was fossilised critter tunnels.

Lake Travis in Austin tx. they are everywhere.

posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 02:43 AM
The rover team are now making repeat observations of Macleans Nose following those conducted at the weekend.

In today's plan, we're focusing our attention on small-scale features in the rocks in front of the rover to try and understand how they formed. We have a nice long science block in the early afternoon, during which we'll use ChemCam to assess the targets "Macleans Nose 2," "Funzie 2," and "Ullapool." The targets with "2" in their name are intended to be repeat observations of targets that we analyzed over the weekend to gather additional information.


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