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The Geoglyphic Art of Chile's Atacama Desert

There are over 5,000 prehistoric geoglyphs in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile, and like theNazca lines of Peru, they are mysterious, beautiful and awe-inspiring. Atacama Giant, Cerro Unita, Pozo... Read Full Post

A Fish-Eye Look at the Milky Way [Time-Lapse Movie]

All sky fish eye Time Lapse movie made at Paranal Observatory, Atacama desert, Chile. The Milky Way rises, culminates with the galactic center at zenith and then sets above Paranal Observatory. Two neighbor galaxies, the large and the small Magellanic clouds, are visible on the top left of the movie. The zodiacal light is visible [...]

CMU's Zoe Robot Resumes Search for Life on Earth

If Zoe can find life in the Atacama Desert, she might be able to find life on Mars, too

Carnegie Mellon robot hunts for life in one of the deadest places on Earth

Scientists looking for life on Mars are studying the driest desert on Earth. This month, Carnegie Mellon University's Zoë robot will traverse Chile’s near-uninhabitable Atacama Desert as part of an astrobiology experiment aimed at testing...Show More Summary

Rick Pitino Has Been Gambling and Going to Town in Las Vegas for 5 Days

Five days in Vegas is equivalent to spending about 30 nights wandering the Atacama desert. Most men buckle to the demands of Sin City after three days. Seventy-two hours of drinking, poolside sun and all-night gambling in the underground...Show More Summary

Antonio Banderas To Star In Chilean Miners Tale ‘The 33?

Huffington Post reports that Antonio Banderas will star in The 33, which tells the story of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 68 days in 2010 after the Atacama desert mine where the men were working caved-in. The … Continue reading ?

"Ata" is not a hoax. Or an alien.

last yearOdd : TYWKIWDBI

Excerpts from an article posted at Science: The story began 10 years ago, when the diminutive remains were reportedly found in a pouch in a ghost town in the Atacama Desert of Chile. Ata ended up in a private collection in Barcelona; producers of the film Sirius latched onto the bizarre mummy as evidence of alien life. Show More Summary

Mystery of the Atacama Humanoid Solved

last yearOdd : Neatorama

Photo: Garry Nolan Ten years ago, a six-inch skeleton was found in a pouch in a ghost town in the Atacama Desert of Chile. It ended up in private collection and the UFO community was abuzz that we've finally found physical evidence of alien life. Show More Summary

The Truth About The '6-Inch Alien' Unveiled

The mummified remains of what looks like a 6-inch space alien has turned "Sirius" into the most eagerly awaited documentary among UFO enthusiasts. ... Read more: Sirius, Atacama Desert Alien, Ufo Disclosure, 6-Inch-Tall Humanoid, Alternative...Show More Summary

WATCH: Documentarian Unveils 6-Inch 'Alien' Found In Chile

An upcoming documentary promises to show an alleged, tiny "alien" being that was found a few years ago in Chile's Atacama Desert. And when we say tiny... Read more: Sirius, Ufo Disclosure, Actor Thomas Jane, 6 Inch Alien, Alternative...Show More Summary

Tiny alien skeleton suspected of being human

last yearOdd : Boing Boing

This tiny skeleton, just 6 inches long, was found a decade ago in Chile's Atacama Desert. Scientists now report that DNA and other test results prove that it is human. Fox Mulder believes otherwise. "Alien-Looking Skeleton Poses Medical Mystery" (Discovery, thanks Syd Garon!)

Exploring the Driest Place on Earth: Chile's Atacama Desert

The Atacama desert in Chile is the driest place on Earth. And its surreal and dramatic landscape is now host to a handful of properties that offer a mix of luxury stays with a healthy dose of adventure.

So it turns out this tiny alien-like skeleton is actually human!

last yearGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This six-inch-long skeleton was discovered 10 years ago in Chile’s Atacama Desert, but it has only recently been examined by scientists — and it’s totally legit. Sure, it looks like something from a dark corner of the Gamma Quadrant, but the remains actually belonged to a severely deformed human child. Read more...

Golborne gone

last yearNews : America's View

AS CHILE’S mining minister in 2010, Laurence Golborne presided over the remarkable rescue of 33 miners trapped underground in the Atacama Desert, in an operation that lasted 69 days. Mr Golborne’s campaign for the Chilean presidency lasted slightly longer—but not much. Show More Summary

Tiny ‘Alien’ Skeleton Has DNA Studied But Questions Remain [Video]

A tiny ‘alien’ skeleton first discovered in Chilé’s Atacama desert about ten years ago is back in the news with the release of Sirius, a crowdfunded UFO conspiracy film that premiered in late April. In the film, an osteopath named Dr. Stephen Greer flew to Chilé to perform an exam and to collect DNA samples [...]Show More Summary

Is Greer’s Sirius alien real?

Either there's a reasonable explanation for it all or "Ata" is the greatest biological find in human history. Steven Greer's "alien", a 6-inch tall corpse found in the Atacama Desert of Chili a decade ago, Was revealed Monday in a documentary called Sirius that left many extraterrestrial-life enthusiasts disappointed. Show More Summary

Most Prolific Star-Forming Galaxies of the Early Universe Detected by New Atacama Desert Large Array

A team of astronomers has used the new ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) telescope to pinpoint the locations of over 100 of the most fertile star-forming galaxies in the early Universe. ALMA is so powerful that, in just a few...

[Random Cool] Decide For Yourself If The Alien In This ‘Sirius’ Trailer Is Real Or Not!

The picture above is claimed, by the upcoming documentary Sirius, to be the minuscule (6 inches) corpse of an actual alien found a few years back in Chile’s Atacama Desert. Steven Greer, one of the makers of the film, created the Disclosure Project in 1993 and claims, “What people need to understand is the secrecy [...]

Ancient Spiral Red-Giant Star --Cloaks a Hidden Companion (Weekend Feature)

This past October, astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile's Atacama Desert discovered a totally unexpected spiral structure in the material around the old star R Sculptoris. This is the first time that such a structure, along...

Sirius: UFO Documentary Makes Serious Claim

“…paradigm shifting physical evidence of a medically and scientifically analyzed DNA sequenced humanoid creature of unknown classification found in the Atacama desert, Chile.” That’s how serious Sirius is. Okay. Enough with the ‘serious’ jokes and let’s get...

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