Friday, September 21, 2012

Pyramids on Mars? Curiosity discovers mysterious rock on the red planet (and Nasa name it Jake after late scientist)




Looking uncannily like an Egyptian pyramid, it is not something you would expect to see on the surface of Mars.
Nasa engineers were so intrigued by the unique, football sized rock, they have driven the Curiosity rover up to it for a closer rock.
The football-size rock will be the first on Mars to be examined by rover's robotic arm .


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2205952/Pyramids-Mars-Nasa-engineers-drive-Curiosity-investigate-mysterious-rock-red-planet.html#ixzz276MQ4f60