Index – Tech-Science – The bear’s face looked at astronomers looking down on Mars

Pareidolia is the phenomenon in which a person perceives some pattern or meaning in a formless and uncertain stimulus. In this case, it is the face of a bear.

The University of Arizona writes about the strange geological formation: “There is a V-shaped collapsed mound (the nose), two craters (the eyes) and a circular fracture pattern (the head).”

Scientists say it may once have been an impact crater filled with sediment, which explains the circular rift. Experts say the prominent structure in the center may have been a volcano or a mud chamber independent.

Previously, the US Department of Defense Research and Development Agency (DARPA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) tested a nuclear-powered engine that would allow a spacecraft to reach Earth in four months in 2027. to Mars – announced Wednesday the head of the Office of Space Research.