FACE ON MARS
A Brief (and Faultless?) Layman's Analysis
by Paine Ellsworth (Painius)
Here's a globe ^^^^ of the planet Mars.
Focusing in on Mars above, we depict the zone in question: The Cydonia Region -- you can see the "FACE" in the upper right corner of the photo. Richard C. Hoagland believes that some of the other surface structures are also artifactual, such as pyramids and openings into deep caverns. Hoagland thinks these caverns may be inhabited (or were past inhabited) by intelligent beings.
Above we have a closeup of the classic Viking mission image of the face from the 1970s.
The image above is from a mission several months ago.
This one, ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ is the most recent image of the face on Mars.
And here are the three images together, side by side.
I have flipped the two more recent pics (center and right) to be better able to compare the three images.
Now I, of course, have absolutely no reason to be biased on this issue one way or the other. Unless we count the fact that I own an issue of those neat Sierra Leone stamps (in minty perfect condition, I might add), but who's counting? <grin>.
You see, if evidence of intelligent life, and perhaps of our ancestry dating back to a Martian history, is discovered at some point in the future, these stamps are going to be worth a hekuva lot of green. If this happens in my lifetime, more's the better! And if life on Mars is discovered after I'm gone, my fabulously awesome heirs will then benefit.
Squick your mouse on this image for a better look --
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