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NASA's new Mars picture

Discussion in 'Science & Technology' started by micropage7, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. micropage7

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    Wow, that is so awesome. The rocks are really that red? I always knew they were red.. But man that is like RED...lol.
    Is that a dust storm? Looks like a big, dust tornado.
    Also the crater looks insane.. I wonder if at the bottom that pattern settled, due to lava drying in that position.
    Good stuff. ^^
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    wow, there was definitely water on Mars at some point!
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    thanks for this :)
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    most if not all mars pics from nasa are fake/photoshopped
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    Mars had an atmosphere at some time in its history, there still is water, just frozen IIRC

    I think we came here, from Mars. After destroying it's atmosphere...

    Yes I'm slightly "off" :cool:
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    False colouring and noise reduction is required if you are going to present meaningful pictures to public, so yes, photoshopping is a must.
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    Looks like someone has been making the rover do doughnuts
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    I think water evaporating can leave ridges like that.


    Those red rocks look out of place. XD
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    Yea, they can't be that red.. They look photoshopped..
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    Red rocks? Lens filter...

    There is no water on Mars, and no previous life...but you can think so.

    We're it. Fearfully and wonderfully made.

    :)

    LC
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    If you go to the site and read the caption for that photo it tells you they are using a TextureCam to distinguish rocks from soil.

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    A TextureCam analysis of a Mars image is able to distinguish rocks from soil.
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    I wonder if NASA would spare some of that soil for a hydroponics lab. I would like to run an experiment.
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    Here's some info on the first image also including info about the "fake" look about it.

    Source
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    I really wish they wouldn't use the artificial colours.

    People to this day still think Mars is red because they colored it red way back when!

    It may be meaningful/helpful to the scientists but showing stuff like this to the public just spreads misinformation.
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    That would be the single most expensive plant in the US, TMM.
    I'm with ya though, it'd be cool to see what would happen.
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    sounds realistic enough. We are going to destroy earth too.
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    Uhm, I beg to differ.. There is almost absolute and conclusive proof that there was water on Mars. There is 100% factually ice on mars, so by deductive reasoning.......
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    I'm fairly certain they've found bacteria ( dead) on mars.
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    Oh cool. Are these available in a bigger resolution so that we can use them as wallpaper?
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