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NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds A 'Doorway' On Mars

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds A 'Doorway' On Mars

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Last week, NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover captured a photo of what looks like a purposefully carved doorway that leads somewhere into the depths of the Red Planet.

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The photo was captured by the Curiosity’s Mastcam on May 7 as the rover journeyed up Mount Sharp.

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As reported by Gizmodo, the grainy image has excited conspiracy theorists as the formation doesn’t look like a naturally occurring phenomenon

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but instead appears as though a doorway was purposefully carved into the side of the mountain.

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“It’s just the space between two fractures in a rock,” Ashwin Vasavada, a project scientist in the Mars Science Laboratory, tells Gizmodo.

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“We’ve been traversing through an area that has formed from ancient sand dunes. The fractures we see in this area are generally vertical.

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