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Originally posted by Zarniwoop
From the video:
"Zooming into the image with Normal software makes it blurry... so the next image is zoomed using Special software"
If you need special software to zoom in, it's not a zoom.
Originally posted by spoor
Originally posted by FlySolo
Yes, stop. How dare you call a rock a rock. You should call it a wire, or a helmet, or a bucket..... in fact call it anything but what it is, a rock.
For starters, software will not add 45 degree angles and corresponding shadows. Please explain this...
It is just a rock, rocks can have angles and shadows.... or do you think only artificial objects can have angles and shadows?
Notice the angles?
So you really think nature cannot have angles...
That's because whatever this thing is, it's bent.
again you somehow think nothing natural can have angles....
You really need to leave your computer, get outside and have a look around.
Originally posted by FlySolo
Would you feel safe to say it's not? All three pictures have the same detail and hasn't changed at all.edit
I disagree...What looks like on the top of the rock in the last picture looks actually behind it in the first picture with the same black shadowing of other rocks in the picture, and it is just the angle that you see it just over the larger rock. As you zoom in and allow software to "fix" the pixelation it starts to blend in with the larger rock. extra DIV
Originally posted by amazing
Very interesting thing there. I can't say for certain what it is or is not, since it's not really a close enough shot of it. My first thought is that it is just a rock, but that's not said with 100 % confidence.
However, I think it's always worth pointing out that not every anomaly is pareidolia. People throw that word around too often on ATS. My theory is that there was intelligent life and ancient civilization on Mars that has since died out. How long ago is my question...thousands, tens of thousands, Millions, tens of millions, hundreds of millions or Billions of years ago? What would be left if that's the case? Anything? Artifacts made of some type of metal or stone? Only a theory though, and the more pictures and science we get from this mission the better.
Perhaps, some of these, supposed, artifacts are remnants of some of our failed and successful missions from earth as well. We don't know where all of our junk has ended up. Going back to the first theory though, if you suspect that there may have been an ancient civilization, you are of course going to look at all of these anomalies through that filter, but again, I hate when we label every anomaly as pareidolia. If someone says a rock looks like a bucket or a helmet or head, it's worth taking a look at and having a good discussion about it, without insulting each other. We know so little about Mars' natural history and geology, that this curiosity mission is going to provide a trove of information and data. Very exciting times.
Originally posted by arianna
Here is a crop from the main NavCam image captured during sol 24.
A slightly larger version is available at the Direct view below.
If you're interested in finding the original image, the reference is:-
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Originally posted by Xtrozero
Originally posted by Kino321
and yet again, all I see is a rock.
maybe i need new glasses.
I see just a rock too....maybe some shadowing, but really......
Just to add....come on people, why would we not see rather large structures or ones that are truly sticking out of the ground like a real looking pipe. Do the Martians need to camo their stuff just in case the pesky earthlings come snooping?
edit on 1-9-2012 by Xtrozero because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by signalfire
Humans try to make sense out of patterns; same way you see faces or bunnies in clouds.
For every 100 rocks that are randomly shaped, there's gonna be a couple that are shaped like something familiar. I'm surprised there hasn't been a Jesus rock yet.