A viral conspiracy video states that humans once inhabited Mars and then…

Did humans live on Mars? According to a TikTok conspiracy theory video, humans once lived on Mars. However, they are making it unsustainable in a nuclear war, a TikTok user has claimed.

The TikTok video, which has gone viral on social media and shared across platforms, says that the war on Mars could have led to a nuclear winter leading to the red color of the planet, as a report in the Newsweek said.

Who is behind the conspiracy theory?

The conspiracy theory on Mars was put forward by TikTok user ‘crackheadjoedirt’. The video seems to have come as an answer to the question ‘what conspiracy theory completely blows your mind’.

On Monday, the video had picked up more than 230,000 views and was shared nearly 10,000 times.

What is the conspiracy theory?

TikTok user crackheadjoedirt started his theory by explaining the reason behind the red color of Mars. Referring to scientists who believe that Mars once had water on its surface billions of years ago, the theorist said that Mars once had natural resources.

“Mars is not naturally red. Want to know what can turn your planet red and change after a million or two? ”

“If there were enough nukes going on a planet, the first thing that would happen would be a nuclear winter. , ”User TikTok said in a video.

“After all the natural resources are drained from the nuclear winter, the planet turns red from dust. My theory is that we came from Mars after we drained and destroyed all the natural resources with nuclear bombs. “

Is this true?

As per Newsweek, the viral theory is falling apart because the time scale is in billions of years and it would not take hundreds or thousands to clean up a nuclear winter.

The report cited a study published in the journal Science on March 16 that said the current water level on Mars was reached about three billion years ago. And according to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, humans were only able to walk on two legs about four million years ago.

Then what explains the color red?

Mars is red because its Martian surface is covered with iron oxide rust – not nuclear waste, the report said.

The Martian sky appears to be a light blue or orange color as these rust particles are blown into the atmosphere by the wind.

Nasa scientists believe that perhaps the reason that Mars is covered with iron oxide and that the Earth does not exist is because Mars is smaller and has weaker gravity.

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