As if 2020 can’t get any weirder, Utah state employees in the US just discovered a silver monolith out in the remote desert, which strangely resembles the obelisk in Stanley Kubrick’s iconic film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Helicopter pilot, Bret Hutchings told Utah local news station that he and his team were counting bighorn sheep in the area when one of them saw it. “One of the biologists is the one who spotted it and we just happened to fly directly over the top of it,” he said.
“He was like, ‘Whoa, whoa, whoa, turn around, turn around!’ And I was like, ‘What? And he’s like, ‘There’s this thing back there – we’ve got to go look at it!'” Hutchings continued.
In the photos below, courtesy of Utah’s Highway Patrol, the 3-metre high monolith is strikingly similar to the one seen in the cult favourite film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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“That’s been about the strangest thing that I’ve come across out there in all my years of flying,” he admitted, though he professed: “I’m assuming it’s some new wave artist or something, you know, somebody that was a big 2001: Space Odyssey fan.”
Well, since the Pentagon revealed footage of UFO encounters by navy pilots earlier this year and people have already started to ink alien tatts on their bodies, it’s fair to assume that the truth is out there.