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Alien Architecture of the Day: Stonehenge-Like Arrangement Found on Mars

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Stonehenge shaped collection of rocks found on Mars.
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Those who want to believe are going a little nuts over a grouping of large stones found on Mars, which looks suspiciously like Stonehenge.

Appropriately, its been given a portmanteau — Marshenge.



The Daily Mail has the story:

However, experts have in the past said such stone circles may form as a result of natural processes that also occur here on Earth.

For example, the freeze-thaw cycle of permafrost can cause sediment to churn and separate by grain size that can cause boulders or large rocks to produce stone circles or polygons on low slopes.

The stone circle was highlighted on the Facebook page of a group called Journey to the Surface of the Mars, which regularly pinpoints unusual 'alien' features.

The stone circle on Mars was spotted in images captured by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment, or HiRise, camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.



This is just one of the many weird Martian things that people have crazy theories about. Remember the facehugging crab monster?



Until the aliens use their stone communicator to conquer us, we'll just be rocking out to this:

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