The Official Martian Glass Worm Appreciation Page

The Official Glass Worm Appreciation Page

by Cliff Pickover, Reality Carnival

The mysterious image shown at left was taken by the Mars Orbiter Camera onboard the Mars Global Surveyor. Take a close look. It resembles a glass-like structure, almost like a tube. It looks segmented, like an earthworm.

These "beasts" are 50 meters across and kilometers long.

Arthur C. Clarke said: "I'm still waiting for an explanation of that extraordinary glass worm on... [Mars]... How big is it? It's one of the most incredible images that's ever come from space and there have been no [official] comments on it whatsoever!"

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