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Astrophysicist: Giant spaceships are orbiting Mars

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 14:27
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Phobos is spaceship says famous scientist

Astrophysicist Dr. Iosif Samuilovich Shklovsky calculated the orbital motion of Martian satellite Phobos and came to the jaw-dropping conclusion that the moon is artificial, hollow, and basically a titanic spaceship.

Dr. Iosif Samuilovich Shklovsky

The scientist is world-renown for penning the classic science book, “Intelligent Life in the Universe” with famous Cornell University professor, the late Carl Sagan of PBS and Voyager space probe fame.

Fear and Horror

Mars’ two moons, Phobos and Deimos, translate into “fear” and “horror.” As Mars is named after the god of war, the names seem appropriate. Both satellites were discovered in 1877 by U.S. astronomer Asaph Hall who never guessed they were artificial.

Both moons are extremely odd, especially the tumbling moon of fear: Phobos. Shklovsky puzzled over them.

Phobos and Deimos.

Deeply troubling facts

Two facts deeply troubled Shklovsky.

First, both moons are too small. No other planet in the solar system has moons as tiny as the Martian moons. They’re unique.

Second, their origin bothered him. Were they captured asteroids as others assumed? No, they could not be! Their orbital plane was all wrong. And they’re too close to Mars. Much too close. Even more amazing–Phobos changes its speed from time to time.

Impossible, yet true!

Phobos is shaped like interstellar spaceship

Russian astronomer Dr. Cherman Struve spent months calculating the Martian moons’ orbits with extreme accuracy early in the 20th Century. Yet, Shklovsky astutely noted, as the years progressed into decades the mystery moon’s orbital velocity and position no longer matched its mathematically predicted position.

After lengthy study of the tidal, gravitic, and magnetic forces, Shklovsky came to the inescapable conclusion that no natural causes could account for the origins of the two odd moons or their bizarre behavior, particularly that exhibited by Phobos.

The orbit of that fantastic moon was so peculiar, so bizarre, that Phobos had to be a gigantic spaceship.

Every other possible cause was carefully considered and resignedly rejected. Either alternate explanations had no supporting proof or the math was wildly off.

So, Phobos had to be accelerating as it lost altitude, yet could the outer fringes of the thin Martian atmosphere be affecting it? Was the atmosphere actually causing a braking action like the deteriorating orbit of a slowing Earth satellite?

A hollowed out Martian moon

Phobos is a hollow, empty tin can

During an interview about the peculiarities surrounding Phobos, Shklovsky said, “In order to make this braking action so significant, and taking into account the extremely rarefied Martian atmosphere at this altitude, Phobos should have very small mass, that is, very low average density, approximately one thousand times smaller than the density of water.”

A density that low, less than an Earth cloud, would have dispersed Phobos eons ago. That could not be the solution.
“But can a continuous solid have such low density, probably smaller than that of air?  Of course not!  There’s only one way in which the requirements of coherence, constancy of shape of Phobos, and its extremely small average density can be reconciled. We must assume that Phobos is a hollow, empty body, resembling an empty tin can.”

A tin can indeed! Like a spaceship is a tin can in the cosmos. For all intents and purposes, the Apollo Lunar Excursion Module was a tin can exceedingly smaller than Phobos, of course.

Computer modeling of weird ‘moons’
“Well, can a natural celestial body be hollow?  Never!  Therefore, Phobos must have an artificial origin and be an artificial Martian satellite.  The peculiar properties of Deimos, though less pronounced than those of Phobos, also point toward an artificial origin.”

Alien spaceships the size of small moons orbiting Mars? That makes the so-called “Face on Mars” look ridiculously feeble by comparison!

Strange monolith on surface of Phobos

Yet, no less than the United States Naval Observatory weighed in on the Russian astrophysicist’s amazing revelation, stating: Dr. Shklovsky quite correctly calculated that if the acceleration of Phobos is true, the Martian moon must be hollow, since it cannot have the weight of a natural body and behave in the prescribed manner.

Thus, even that august American institution conceded that mysterious alien ships might be orbiting Mars…the objects’ strange origins and ultimate purposes completely unknown.

Speculations over what the giant artificial spaceships might be have ranged from massive Martian space observatories, to half-completed generational interstellar spaceships, or even gargantuan planet-killing space bombs left over from an interplanetary war waged millions of years ago.

If they are world-destroying bombs, hopefully they’re duds…

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Total 32 comments
  • McClarinJ

    World-renown? I think you mean world-renowned. It always helps your credibility if you demonstrate a command of the language.

  • Anonymous

    Thank you for this report, Terrence. Good stuff.

    And now, about the/our Moon…

  • Phoopfist

    the moon is an alien base! its not even from our galaxy!

  • True News

    Excellent post, Terrence. Good research here.

  • Anonymous

    The moon is also hallow and rang like a bell according to NASA when it tested it as such.

  • Anonymous

    This is a very deceptive article because this Russian scientist died in 1985. It’s written as if it’s a recent disclosure. It needs to be taken down primarily because there is ZERO source to it. There is no news article anywhere, only blogs that picked up this story.

  • Anonymous

    This is very old news; and since it was revealed, Richard C. Hoagland has done a full set of papers on the “moons”. Go to his site

  • Anonymous

    More Alien salvation CRAP! Wake up and Please dont be duped by deceivers.

  • SiliconJon

    Would I be wrong to assume they’ve considered a molten or plasma like bubble having cooled? Was there a theory that the moon was left over from an ancient earth impact that still stands as possible that could have plunged a bubble of molten materials into its slowing growing orbit of today? (see also ancient tidal levels of the far closer moon of the past)

    Or perhaps a field of plasma once came through our system and our earth sipped a bubble or three from it.

    Granted I find the artifical theory to be far more interesting.

  • Redpaw 360

    I would personally fire any scientist that came to me with this study and his theories about moons being spaceships.

    What a complete waste of money, time and resources that could have been used to study and finance additional trips to our moon.

    I’d also fire any scientist or government worker who stated this could be a possibility based on this nutjobs work. The Mars Moons are ROCKS, just rocks and are not hollow spaceships.

    I’d even fire any of my employees who started repeating any of this nonsense as factual in my business workplace. Drugs are bad mmmkay !!

  • Pix

    That’s one hell of a disguise if it’s a space ship, because it sure looks like an asteroid pocked lump of rock to me.

  • Not Anonymous

    What more amazing is the percentage of people that believe this crap…

  • 3Tenors

    I would love a Reuben sandwich about now…

  • Anonymous

    Skepticism is a sign of a healthy mind. Naivety is a form of stunted adulthood.

  • SpaceElvis

    Richard C Hoagland is on this train as well…

  • Anonymous

    This scientist made this theory back in 1959 and has since been disproved. He is now dead. This is really REALLY old news.

  • Anonymous

    How do you think “We” got to Earth? The Moon! It came from Mars 7,000 years ago with us Martians on it. That’s why our skin has less melinan in it, we didn’t need it on Mars since it was further away from the Sun. Aparently Phobos is still active, at least it’s defenses still opperate. It shot down the Earth probe when it got too close!

  • schnapps

    I’d like a pastrami on rye, and the company of 3 tenors …

  • Snowball

    thanks for the laugh

  • jlehane3

    Mars Wolfman MarsDog There are people animals fossils on Mars ,some like us ,some not.Some animals like earth’s,some not. Jerry Lehane III I designed Mars rovers 1987,found life on Mars 2004.Mars landers 1976 found life on Mars first,or rather life on Mars VISITED all craft we sent.

  • terry the censor

    > This is a very deceptive article because this Russian scientist died in 1985.

    The finding in this article is from 1958! It was disproven long ago.

    So, no, this was actually sh*tty research.

  • Anonymous

    Okay, come on, we knew Phobos and Demos are peopled already.

    And they’re not high-tech people at all! More like desert rats.


  • Anonymous

    ???desert rats??? About what 98% of those on Earth are? Only about 2% of ?people? on Earth can pour piss out of a boot with the instructions written on the sole. Seems to get worse every year. Our garden need to be weeded!

  • Anonymous

    As for the “moons”, anytime you want to travel at more than a snails pace you have to have a large amount of thermal mass on the front side of your vehicle as you will continually be bombarded with small bits of trash. These small bits would burn holes in the beer can craft like we fly. We get by with it because we travel so so slow. Take our moon, yes it is a craft and it is hollow that is a proven fact, it rings, Now look at the front side the side that always faces Earth and get some photos of the far side. See the difference? Those craters on the front are caused by the trash that hit it while it went to wherever it went to in its past. The Big crater in back is the drive outlet. Now look at Phobos, it has the same outlet only smaller. You just cant go fast enough to get anywhere in a tin can and live to tell about it. Gotta get a big rock and hollow it out with more rock to the front and snuggle safely inside. Just got to have the power to push it, we don’t as yet have the power supply. At least we aren’t supposed to know about it. Soon we will.

  • Be4itstoo0ldnews

    Makes one wonder what they really probed the moon with. Surely it wasn’t to see if there was…—> “water”

  • diceshadow7

    they look like milk duds

  • EarthOffical

    @ The Uneducated Grammar-Nazi

    World-Renown; NOUN

    World-Renowned; ADJECTIVE.

    You’ve been owned.

  • godmanenki

    Oh “command of the language” ever heard of a TYPO? Mr. Know-it-all!

  • godmanenki

    “Earth” is probably right. But “Terry” didn’t you see the photos of the missile coming from Phobos that killed the “Phobos-satellite” sent by the Russians?

  • jlehane3

    I’m not as interested in POP-GUN weaponry,as Mars civilizations.I have found People on Mars from both rovers sites and animals and fossils from all landers including Mars Polar Lander. I have 1,000 pics of Mars .Google search “Mars Wolfman” and see him looking directly at Spirit rover cam.Other men wear hats but no breathing devices or helmets.No space suits worn,though one boy corpse is dressed like Will Robinson from Lost in Space.He has his head split open near a small craft,one-seat flyer.

  • terry the censor


    Jerry, you are officially the dumbest person not on Mars.

  • jlehane3 Mars people That’s about 1000 pics slideshow defending the case for life on Mars.My friends who also champion the search are included because we encourage each other to find more and we share what we find.Thanks to all of them,and those I have still to meet,the truth seekers who reveal life on Mars. Jerry Lehane III Facebook to learn more.

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