There may be turmoil on Earth, but contemplating the quiet calm of weird rocks on Mars can be a soothing escape. Especially when they resemble common Earth objects, like pancakes and drill bits.
Curiosity snapped several views of a smooth, shiny rock on Nov. 3. It’s in good company with other smaller rocks that sport a similar sheen.
The larger rock looks a lot like a wayward pancake, but keep in mind that these close-up images often make small pebbles seem bigger than they really are. (That’s one reason whywas not a robot leg.) Share: