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Man-Made Material on Mars?

Sunday, February 26, 2017 0:56
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Last updated on Feb. 27, 2017
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI), on July 19, 2016, Sol 1405 of the Mars Science Laboratory Mission, near the ‘Bimbe Blocky Deposits’ while approaching the Murray Buttes in Gale crater.
Curiosity rover drove through this place and fractured the ground into rubbles. (see )
Scale bar indicates the rubbles range from 0.5 cm to 2 cm long.  Red arrows point to flat surfaces meeting in right angles. Natural rocks seldom fracture this way. Image source:


Added on Feb. 27, 2017:
The same thing happened three years ago: NASA’s rover Curiosity drove through a spot at Yellowknife Bay and fractured the man-made pavement into small blocks with right-angled sides. See  


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