A glitch in the matrix: NASA reveals strange 'distorted' image of the Martian surface



An image captured by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has offered a stunning new look at Mars’ northern Meridiani Planum, where swirling deposits appear as though they’ve been slashed by massive faults.
The amazing new view shows the different effects of fault activity on the Martian surface, giving rise to everything from clean breaks to ‘stretched out’ distortions.
This is likely an indication that the faults formed at different times, when the layers were at various stages of hardening.
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14 December 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 58
Source: Daily Mail
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