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See the Elephant Face on Mars

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured an elephant on Mars — well, actually, it's an elephant-shaped lava flow in Elysium Planitia on Mars. The picture provides one more Martian example of the phenomenon known as "pareidolia," in which our eyes and brain can be coa …
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Ancient Water Channels of Mars --The Elysium Planitia in 3-D

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (last year)

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has provided images allowing scientists for the first time to create a 3-D reconstruction of ancient water channels below the Martian surface. The spacecraft took numerous images during the past fe... Read Post

Elephant on Mars

Odd : Neatorama (2 years ago)

There may not be any green men on Mars, but there sure is an elephant there! The image above is actually of the dried flood of lava over the Elysium Planitia volcanic region of Mars, as captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter: L... Read Post

The elephant's face on Mars

Academics / Astronomy : Cosmic Log (2 years ago)

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured an elephant on Mars — well, actually, it's an elephant-shaped lava flow in Elysium Planitia on Mars. The picture provides one more Martian example of the phenomenon known as "pareidoli... Read Post


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