NASA scientists say the ‘dog door’ discovered on Mars is a ‘door into the planet’s distant past.
The small slit is only 30 cm high and 40 cm wide;
Scientists said the ‘door’ madness is part of a tendency in the human brain to search for logical patterns in mysterious ways.
Scientists from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)NASA) behind the Curiosity RoverThe rover exploring the Gale Crater crater on Mars said an image taken earlier this month of an alleged “door” smashed into a cliff on the Red Planet is actually just a small crack.
However, “in a less literal sense,” the space agency team said they are interested in these rocks as a “gateway to the ancient past” of the Red Planet.
The Curiosity Rover used instrument mast cam To take a photo of the crack which is only 30cm high and 40cm wide.
“These types of open fractures are common in rocks found on both Earth and Mars,” NASA said in a statement.
a team curiousity He stated on Twitter that the internet’s frenzy about “doors” is part of a tendency in the human brain to search for logical patterns in mysterious ways.
“Of course, it may look like a small door, but it’s actually a natural geological feature!” the team said on the social network.
However, the scientists claimed that although they did not expect an alien civilization to be behind the “door,” they believed that the rift would provide interesting opportunities for a new science.
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