“Phobos” –Mars Strange ‘Science-Fiction’ Moon May Hold Clues to Ancient Life

  A mysterious vertical rock formation, akin to the monolith in Arthur C. Clarke’s novel and Stanley Kubrick’s film 2001: A Space Odyssey, towers above the surface of Mars’ 17-mile-wide and deeply-grooved moon Phobos. The origin of the monolith and even Phobos itself, which means “fear” in Greek, is unknown. The monolith may explain Russia’s … Continue reading “Phobos” –Mars Strange ‘Science-Fiction’ Moon May Hold Clues to Ancient Life