Martian Data Obtained by the Viking MissionsDid NASA, during Viking's unmanned mission in 1976, photograph -- and then inexplicably ignore -- ruins of an extinct, but once highly-advanced civilization on the planet Mars? Is the controversial "Face on Mars" merely the centerpiece of a specifically-designed, artificial "complex?" Here is some background information handy in evaluating the Martian intelligence hypothesis.
Therefore . . .If the "anomalies" detected in the Viking images are artifacts, the "Face" is a specific signal to us, -- and the artifacts are product of an intelligence that did not originate on Mars.
General PhysicsThirty years of scientific discussion and observation has led to a general scientific expectation of a universe filled with life.
In those thirty years, the consensus has been that extraterrestrial civilizations wishing to contact neighboring civilizations would "phone home" -- use interstellar radio transmissions.
Recent reappraisals of terrestrial technological capabilities in the next century, however, indicate that sub-light travel between stars -- though extremely expensive and difficult by current engineering standards -- is not physically impossible.
Thus, recent authors on "ETs" in the scientific literature have rightly asked: "why not look for ET-generated physical evidence on near-by satellites and planets?"
For these reasons . . .There is nothing "unscientific" in suggesting that the Cydonia objects Viking photographed -- including "the Face" -- could be "extraterrestrially-generated artifacts," placed in an environment proven (by Viking) suitable for colonization by an advanced civilization.
Facts supporting the Martian 'intelligence hypothesis'"Intelligent life on Earth first reveals itself through the geometrical regularity of its constructions." -- Carl Sagan, Cosmos.
Geometrical and Mathematical Analysis
Computer AnalysisSophisticated computer-graphics analysis and modeling of three-dimensional structure of "face," proves underlying form is not dismissable as "trick of light and shadow."
Computer-graphics reconstruction of resulting three-dimensional "Face" proves facial resemblance persists at all viewing and illumination angles.
State-of-the-art fractal analysis of Cydonia (computerized surface pattern-recognition), demonstrates that "face" and "city" possess unique "non-natural" surface texture patterns, compared to surrounding natural mountains.
Conclusions of All Analyses:Significant evidence, from variety of disciplines, points strongly to artificial origin . . .
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