Life On Mars?

This clip alleging to show a mysterious light beam on Mars has excited conspiracy theorists and alien hunters.

Photos were picked up by Nasa’s Curiosity rover combing the red planet’s surface.

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One in particular appeared to show a light beam in the distance that in the beginning puzzled scientists.

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But, Doug Ellison from Nasa’s robotic exploration, told NBC News that the light beam was a “cosmic ray hit” consequently by high energy particles striking the planet’s surface.

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