Conspiracy theorists claim it could have been a ‘deliberate modification of an existing natural object’ or an artificial structure built by an alien civilization, reports Inquisitr. Iapetus is a moon of Saturn that resembles the infamous Death Star in the "Star Wars" films, with a large crater that resembles the fictional weapon's superlaser focus lens. All the evidence points in one direction; that there has been a forgotten, lost – or perhaps deliberately concealed episode in the story of human history. Giovanni Cassini discovered Iapetus on Oct. 25, 1671. But according to astronomers, when the moon was still young it spun very quickly causing a thick crust to freeze over it, which formed the odd shape. ‘There is a large welding mark wrapping around the crater as if they were two separate pieces that were cut down the middle and connected together.’. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. So, the real details which George Lucas has based so much of the content of his films on may not have taken place in a galaxy far, far away, but let us not doubt that any truths the story may be telling did indeed take place ‘a long time ago’. The study found a stronger belief in conspiracy theories was significantly associated with more stressful life events in the last six months and greater perceived stress over the last month. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Is that really a crater? 5/7/16 - YouTube, Saturn’s Moon Is An Alien UFO Base Or Death Star, According To Conspiracy Theorists [Video], iPad Pro review: Apple takes the tablet to new heights (at a price), The small smart display with big potential: Google Home Hub review, 'Good enough for most people': iPhone XR review, The Pixel 3 outsmarts the iPhone (IF you trust Google with all your information), Bigger and better in every way: Apple's XS really does take the iPhone to the Max, The $250 beauty device that works like 'Photoshop for your face', iOS 12 review: The update that really will improve your iPhone, Naim Atom: The hifi that will change the way you listen to music, The $1,000 wireless speaker that really IS worth the price: Naim Mu-so Qb review, The hi-tech $2,000 spin bike that really could change your life, The best all in one wireless speaker you'll ever hear: Naim Mu-so review. Google is late to the game with its Home Hub, but the low price and AI features make it a great choice for controlling your home, showing pictures and even helping run your life. A little homework will tell you that we maybe shouldn’t be too quick to give Lucas credit for all of his ‘creations’. It might not be a name familiar to the US market, but Naim is a legendary British brand hoping to make a splash with the American launch of its $1499 Mu:So speaker. While others believe icy material may have seeped out of the surface that eventually hardened or Iapetus once had a ring system that formed the ridge. The Death Star is depicted as moon-sized space station. It is also a devastating weapon, capable of destroying an entire planet by firing a single destructive beam. Iapetus: The Original Death Star. Conspiracy theorists claim Iapetus could be an alien Death Star, as it is actually two separate pieces welded together. Slowing the tide of ocean plastic: Microfibre filters should be fitted to all washing machines by law to... Neanderthals could grasp a hammer but would have struggled to pick up a coin because the joints in their... Covid-19 patients with persistent symptoms who recover at home are MORE likely to have health problems three... Apple's new iPad is blazingly fast, gorgeous to look at, and quite simply the best tablet out there - and for a lot of people, probably the best computer out there. The point being that it can be said (and has been said) that there is much more to the Star Wars narrative than meets the eye and, suffice to say, the real story did not take place in a galaxy far, far away.