Scientist Explains the Weird Thing on Mars

A scientist explains the weird thing on Mars on the images from the Curiosity rover showed what looked like a piece of shiny metal, that we posted the last week.   A zoomed-in view of the shiny protuberance.    Image © NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems.

According to universetoday, Ronald Sletten from the Mars Science Laboratory team, says that it’s a ‘knob’ completely naturally formatted.

He explains that “not surprisingly, it is actually a part of the rock that is different — harder and more resistant to erosion — than the rest of the rock it’s embedded in.”

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