No doubt we’ll get many guesses and lots of speculation on this. Public interest will be whipped to a frenzy and Geraldo Rivera may be calling Space-X right now to see how soon they can get him on an outbound rocket. This find presents a marketable mystery on the same scale as Al Capone’s Vaults.
What IS that thing? NASA has determined the object is of Martian origin and not something that just fell off the rover. But … what?
My guess? Donald Trump’s cufflink.
Not of Martian origin? Think again!
Before they ruin our fun with science, identify the strange shiny object in the Martian dust!