Weird light photographed on Mars

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A strange light was visible in photos of Mars like the one above taken by the Curiosity rover last week. Is it a beacon from an underground extraterrestrial base as some UFO researchers suggest, or simply sunlight glinting from a shiny rock? NASA claims it's likely the latter, but what do they know.

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  1. Martian punk with a laser pointer.

  2. Clearly a Martian mortar. They're targeting our parachutists.

  3. Dead pixel. Hopefully the rover is under warranty.

  4. And exchange on reddit that cracked me up:

    Pandaut -That's your classic Martian JPEG compression

    factbased - Are these the first Martian artifacts we've found?

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