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Image of NASA shows a mysterious white light on Mars and nobody knows what its origin

In 2017, former CIA retired agent Robert David Steele made a strange accusation on the American radio show “Infowars” , presented by the controversial conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Steele revealed that the colonization of Mars actually began two decades ago when NASA sent people to the red planet against their will. But most disturbing of all was that the former agent said that the US space agency kidnapped children to be used as slaves in a Martian colony. Apparently 90 percent of NASA missions are secret and even engineers do not know most of these.

Steele also explained that in many of the images of the red planet can be seen mechanical remains of the Martian colonies, however, when this happens disconnect the probes or rovers to not reveal more evidence. But what most caught the attention is that NASA categorically denied Steele’s claims, ensuring that there are no humans on Mars and the only thing that is active are the rovers. But maybe Steele is right after all. A recent photograph taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover on Mars shows a mysterious glow on a Martian mount.

The mysterious light of Mars

The black and white image shows the desert landscape with high rocky mountains. In front of the larger formations, you can see a small white light elongated. NASA has previously admitted that they have detected similar anomalies in the images sent by the Curiosity rover. This question was taken on June 16 , and although everything seems to indicate that it is extraterrestrial evidence on the red planet, the experts in the matter have another completely different explanation.

For them, it is most likely a cosmic ray, some type of camera lens flare or sunlight reflecting off the rocks. The Curiosity rover landed on the surface of Mars in 2012, and is prepared with 17 cameras. Since then, it has moved around the globe, transmitting huge amounts of data along with large numbers of photographs. Many other images also show similar anomalies.

mysterious white light on Mars - Image from NASA shows a mysterious white light on Mars and no one knows what its origin

The rover has two “navigation cameras” that act as “your eyes” . The black and white images are in panoramic 3D and each one has a 45 degree field of view, which gives the ground control center a detailed view of the planet’s terrain. The controversial image was taken by the right camera. Coincidentally, the camera on the left was not focused in the same direction , and the photos of the same group and the same time show that he turned down to take a kind of selfie, showing parts of the rover on rocks and dust on the ground.

The appearance and disappearance of unidentified white light seems to have been rapid , since the photos taken immediately before and after do not show the same phenomenon. In 2014 another similar image also became a controversial motif. But quickly NASA explained that the bright spot was a well-placed flash of reflected sunlight, or a light shining through the housing of Curiosity’s camera. The bright spot appeared in two photos taken on two different days by the right navigation camera of the Curiosity.

“In the two images of the right eye, the point is in different locations of the frame of the image and, in both cases, at the level of the ground surface facing a crater rim on the horizon,” said Justin Maki, responsible of the cameras of the Curiosity rover at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. “One possibility is that the light is the brightness of the surface of a rock that reflects the sun. When these images were taken every day, the sun was in the same direction as the bright point, west-northwest of the rover, and relatively low in the sky. “

But for the recent image, NASA has not yet offered its theory, although it is more likely that it will maintain the position of the similar phenomenon in 2014. But this will not prevent it from being speculated with other types of possibilities. In addition, there is the strange coincidence that the other camera was focusing in another direction just at the moment when the mysterious luminous phenomenon appears.

light white mars - Image from NASA shows a mysterious white light on Mars and nobody knows its origin

This brings us to the following question: Is it a clear and irrefutable evidence of extraterrestrial structures ? The conspiracy theorists are quite sure that the bright light is a reflection of some kind of artificial formations in the Martian mountain . Now, it may be an extraterrestrial origin, but it may also be that they are human Martian colonies, as former CIA agent Robert David Steele said.

To this we should add those photos that seem to show objects similar to those on Earth, such as the metal sheet with a perfect circle . But we should not rule out the possibility that NASA’s Mars images really correspond to Devon Island, in Nunavut, Canada , so it would all be a great conspiracy. Who knows.

What do you think about the mysterious bright light of Mars? Natural phenomena or are they structures of terrestrial or extraterrestrial origin?

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A large underwater observatory in Baltic Sea mysteriously disappears without a trace

A large monitoring station used to collect important scientific data in the observatory in Baltic Sea mysteriously disappears.

The underwater observatory, which had been at the bottom of the sea since December 2016, is managed by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Kiel Ocean Research and the Helmholtz Geesthacht Center (HZG). On August 21 at 8:15 p.m. local time, broadcasts from the 300,000-euro station suddenly stopped. The divers were sent to the site, only to discover, to their surprise, that the entire structure had disappeared, except for a shredded transmission cable, according to a GEOMAR statement.(observatory in Baltic Sea mysteriously disappears)

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The observatory was in a restricted area off the north coast of Germany. Ships, including fishing vessels, are not allowed in the area, the BBC reported. That someone, or a group of individuals, has removed the observatory remains the most plausible explanation. Other factors, such as a massive storm, strong currents or even marine animals, were ruled out as potential causes due to the weight of the instrument. Who or what eliminated the scientific station, and why, is a complete mystery. German police were alerted to the incident and are now investigating, according to GEOMAR.

The Boknis Eck Observatory is, or at least was, located at the exit of Eckernförde Bay, which is north of Kiel, Germany, and south of the Danish border. It was 1.8 kilometers from the coast, planted at a depth of 22 meters, the BBC reported.

The station collected data on water temperature, nutrients, salinity, water flow rate and chlorophyll and methane concentrations. These data are used to assess the health of the ecosystem in and around the southwest of the Baltic Sea. By monitoring these changes, scientists can be alerted to possible problems and take the required countermeasures. Scientists have been collecting data in the bay since the 1950s. The observatory is also used in the COSYNA (Coastal Observation System for the North and Arctic Seas) network of the HZG.

” [At the beginning] we thought of a transmission error, ” said Hermann Bange, project coordinator for the Boknis Eck Observatory, in the GEOMAR statement. This caused a dive mission to the site, revealing the disappearance. ” The devices were gone, divers could no longer find them, ” he said. “ When the divers reached the bottom of the sea last week at the observatory location, they only found the ground wire torn off. I was completely crushed . ”

The lost observatory consists of two racks, one weighing 250 kilograms and the other 100 kilograms each. The racks include a frame that supports the power supply (along with a heavy cable that connects the station to the coast) and a frame to hold the sensors. Both racks were “removed with great force from their position,” according to the GEOMAR statement.

Bange described the data collected by the observatory as “frankly invaluable.” GEOMAR and HZA conducted their own search for the lost station, but without luck. Scientists are now asking for help from the public, asking anyone to know something about the incident that arises.

The disappearance is reminiscent of sunken naval ships that are also disappearing from the ocean floor. In those cases, it is suspected that the looters tore the boats to discard them. Something similar may be happening here, although it is not clear what value this monitoring station, equipped with a variety of scientific instruments, could have for looters.

Or, it could be the result of an infamous military operation carried out by an unknown state actor, but that is pure speculation. Hopefully, more details will emerge about this strange story in the coming days and weeks.

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Oregon cattle killings, mutilations alarm ranchers

© Silvies Valley Ranch/David Zaitz Photography

Diana Kruzman
Oregon Live

Silvies Valley Ranch is a 140,000-acre property in Oregon’s largest county, where cattle outnumber people 14-to-1.

When the first dead bull turned up at the end of July, it didn’t raise an alarm at the Silvies Valley Ranch.

Cattle sometimes die suddenly on the ranch’s 140,000 acres in Harney County — struck by disease or felled by a broken leg and unable to find a way out of the rugged, forested terrain.

But by the time ranch hands discovered four more dead bulls within 24 hours, they knew they were likely dealing with deliberate, premeditated killings.

They’re still baffled by the circumstances. There were no wounds. No signs of a struggle. And the bulls’ genitals and tongues had been carefully removed.

The killing and mutilation of the 4 and 5-year-old Hereford bulls in the prime of their productive lives has since spurred a multi-agency investigation in eastern Oregon, but detectives have turned up no leads and haven’t yet even settled on a cause of death.

“How somebody put these bulls on the ground at what would be arguably a fairly close range — and to do it in a way that didn’t leave any signs, no trace evidence, no footprints, no struggle marks from the animal, no broken limbs — I have no idea,” said Colby Marshall, vice president of the Silvies Valley Ranch.

The mystery deepens because there’s no obvious reason someone would want those animal parts. They aren’t prime targets for black market sales, authorities said.

The deaths are eerily similar to a rash of livestock killings and mutilations across the West in the 1970s, when hundreds of cows and bulls turned up dead, also of seemingly unknown causes and with their genitals and tongues missing.

Back then, theories ran the gamut from a government conspiracy and UFOs to natural deaths and scavengers. Today, the circumstances at Silvies Valley Ranch point to humans as the probable culprits because of the precise cuts on the bulls.

Anything else for now is speculation, including ideas of what might have killed a bull without leaving marks. Marshall said he wonders if the killer used poison darts.

“We think that these are very sick and dangerous individuals and they need to answer for this horrible crime,” he said.

Silvies Valley Ranch, about 40 minutes north of the county seat of Burns, has put up a $25,000 reward for information on the bull killings that leads to an arrest and conviction, and the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association has offered its own $1,000 reward.

The investigation has pulled in Oregon State Police as well as the U.S. Forest Service because the cattle were grazing on a federal allotment in the Malheur National Forest.

The ranch is owned by veterinarian Scott Campbell, who bought the enterprise in 2006. Since then, it’s expanded into tourism with a golf course and resort on site, but still maintains around 4,500 head of beef cattle, including around 100 bulls.

The five dead bulls were found on July 30 and 31, in a wooded area about 15 miles from U.S. 395, the nearest major road. They were each about a quarter mile apart, and the first two weren’t found until several days after they had been killed — but Marshall believes the last three were discovered within 24 to 48 hours of their deaths.

The delay in finding the animals is not unusual in such a remote area, where ranchers are tasked with patrolling large tracts of land, said Jerome Rosa, executive director of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association. Harney County is Oregon’s largest county, covering more than 10,000 square miles where cattle outnumber people 14-to-1.

“These are huge, vast, steep landscapes with lots of rock and trees and brush,” Rosa said. “Ranchers may not see their cattle for long stretches of time.”

Beef is Oregon’s largest agricultural commodity, drawing in nearly $1 billion a year – and most cattle crimes typically involve theft, Rosa said.

This makes the deaths at Silvies Valley Ranch particularly bizarre, he said, because the bulls were worth a lot of money alive, particularly for breeding.

Marshall estimated their value at up to $7,000 apiece and said they would have sired at least 100 calves each over the remainder of their lives.

“Their productive life was a huge economic opportunity for the ranch, and now that’s completely lost,” he said. “We’re talking hundreds of thousands of dollars.”

Dead Bull

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The five dead bulls were found on July 30 and 31, in a wooded area about 15 miles from U.S. 395, the nearest major road. Their genitals and tongues had been cleanly removed.

Marshall has heard from several other Oregon ranchers who reported similar killings on their property over the past few decades — including cows that had been found with their udders, vulvas and tongues removed.

One of these ranchers, Terry Anderson, found a dead cow on land he was renting near Pendleton in 1980. Its udder had been cleanly removed and Anderson could see no clear evidence of what had killed the animal.

“There was no visible bullet hole or anything there,” Anderson recalled this week. “It was so unusual. It just left you with an eerie feeling.”

The hundreds of cattle deaths in the 1970s — largely concentrated in the Midwest — caused a media sensation as ranchers roiled by an economic crisis blamed a government conspiracy, according to Michael Goleman, a history professor at Somerset Community College in Kentucky who researched the phenomenon.

Because the killings were scattered across different states, investigators reached no overarching conclusion on the cause of the deaths, but Goleman said some people believed the government was conducting weapons tests on the cattle.

Facing pressure from ranchers, the FBI opened an investigation in 1979 into the deaths of 15 cattle in New Mexico, ultimately concluding that there was no evidence of intentional mutilation by humans and the animals had likely died of natural causes.

Since then, scattered reports have made headlines, including the discovery of several mutilated cows in Kansas in 2016 and five cows in 1990 that had been killed and dissected on a farm in Washington. Goleman said conspiracy theorists have pinned the blame on everything from satanic cults to aliens.

But Silvies Valley Ranch isn’t placing its bets on paranormal activity, though Harney County Sheriff’s Deputy Dan Jenkins said he’s gotten a few suggestions that Sasquatch may be responsible. He’s received around 20 calls from around the western U.S. since news about the deaths started spreading.

Jenkins, the lead investigator on the case, said the lack of physical evidence at the crime sites — no footprints, no tire or ATV tracks — means authorities are relying on witnesses to call in to the tip line and report any suspicious activity they might have seen in the area.

David Bohnert, a professor at Oregon State University who studies beef cattle, said two things typically kill livestock: poisoning from eating toxic plants and people.

In this case, poisoning is unlikely, given the number of bulls involved and the plants in the area, he said. Larkspur typically flowers earlier in the year, while hemlock, another deadly plant, grows only around rivers and streams — not the dry forests where the bulls were found.

Plus, the fact that all five cattle killed were bulls, Bohnert said, is statistically unlikely to occur in nature — they make up only about 4% to 6% of a herd.

That leaves human activity as the most likely cause, he said. Adding to the evidence is the surgical precision with which the genitals and tongues were removed. Scavengers would leave obvious signs of tearing with teeth, claws or beaks, he said.

Bohnert said he has heard rumors of bull testicles being considered an aphrodisiac, and both tongues and genitals can be eaten — the famous “Rocky Mountain Oysters” come to mind. But he could think of no reason why someone couldn’t just legally buy the animal parts.

Yet the human explanation comes with its own difficulties.

Taking down a 2,000-pound bull is no easy feat, and Marshall said there were no signs of a struggle — the bulls were all lying on their sides as if they had just fallen over and died.

He said he could only think that some kind of toxic dart might kill a bull from a distance. But he has no proof of it and may never find it. It’s not clear if a dart would leave a detectable imprint.

In the meantime, tissue samples taken from the carcasses are still being analyzed for toxins and no results are available yet, Marshall said. Even with the tests, the killings may remain an enigma. The bulls had been left to decompose for several days, making a toxicology screen difficult to do, he said.

Until a suspect is found, ranch employees are on high alert, particularly those who patrol vast areas alone on ATV or on horseback.

Rosa said the news had also concerned other ranchers — but that greater awareness could also lead to faster answers in the tight-knit ranching community.

“The neighbors and the folks that are in those areas know each other,” Rosa said. “And when there’s someone strange or different that’s out and about, they take notice of that, and they let each other know.”

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Researcher Discovers Giant ‘Alien Face’ in Antarctica

While looking at images of Antarctica on Google Earth, a researcher noticed what appeared to be a mountain-sized face that resembles an alien.

According to coasttocoast the weird find came to light on August 20th when it was posted on the Instagram account ‘ufo_scandinavia.’

Alien Face Antarctica (2)

This alien face discovery brings to mind the ‘face on Mars’ which was first photographed by the Viking 1 in 1976, just a random coincidence?

Alien face Antarctica Face on Mars

Coordinates on Google Earth: 72°00’36″S 168°34’53″E

Referenced from UfoSightingsHotSpot

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