Re: the face in Cydonia

Hagbard Celine (
Mon, 14 Jul 1997 21:41:53 -0400

Anton Sherwood wrote:
> : Hoagland [...] commissioned sculptor Kynthia Lynne to create
> : an analogue clay model of the Face and surrounding terrain.
> : When compared with the independent computer studies conducted
> : there was strong correlation.
> A model commissioned by Hoagland has the properties Hoagland claims.
> Is that at all interesting?
> [...]
> : Dr Carlotto examined Viking imagery in 1986/7 using shape-from-shading,
> : disproving the "trick of light and shadow" theory.
> Disproving how?
> : He noted the possibility that teeth were present in the mouth of
> : the Face, and that these were not artifacts of imaging, appearing
> : in pictures taken at two different sun angles.
> What, there are different pictures? How come none of the books
> and articles I've seen show a second picture?

I don't really know enough about the whole Mars face thing to comment on
Anton's questions (other than that it looks a lot like Elvis). But I
would like to ask whether list members think it merits closer
inspection, and if not, why?

Boat Drinks,