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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.
April 22nd, 2008
Episode 109 of 573 episodes
Today we look at the face on Mars in the Cydonia Mensae region. Conspiracy theorist Richard Hoagland believes it's proof of a Martian civilization. But photography, the perceptual phenomenon called pareidolia, and the Law of Large Numbers combine to say that it's simply a natural hill.