Thursday, January 24, 2008

Life on Mars?

You may have been too busy watching your stocks and shares halve in value to notice, but Nasa’s six-wheeled robot explorer Spirit has captured this image of a humanoid shape at the Gusev Crater.

What most of the reports failed to mention was that the 400x300 pixel image that heads this blog is taken from a 12756x3487 pixel panorama. To give you some idea, it is the tiny white speck at the end of the big arrow!

For the full-size image click here.

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