WE’VE seen a lot of strange claims from conspiracy theorists down the years, but this one surely takes the biscuit.
A US alien-hunter claims to have found an «erotic sculpture» carved by aliens on a distant asteroid.
Scott C Waring, who writes for UFO Sightings Daily, reckons he’s spotted a close-up of a woman’s privates on the space rock Eros.
It lies around 16million miles from Earth, and was photographed by Nasa back in 2000.
Waring said: «In the NASA photo index I found an erotic looking photo that appears to show the pelvis and hips of a nude woman.»
The infamous UFO fanatic says the sculpture could represent Eros, the Greek god of love.
He added: «It’s possible that there is a huge sculpture of the Greek god on this asteroid.
«I don’t believe in coincidences. It seems to me that NASA is hiding the rest of this sculpture and they accidentally published this particular photo of it.»
But not everyone agrees with Waring’s crackpot theories.
Nigel Watson, author of ‘UFOs of the First World War’, told the Mirror: «At least this makes a change from alien buildings or faces on the Moon or Mars.
«Even if this is a statue of Eros why is it it on this asteroid? Did the Ancient Greeks visit it and set about decorating it to make it feel more like home, or did aliens inspire the ancients to copy their art?
«Or more likely this is just idol thinking based on very little evidence.»
This not the first time Waring has made an outrageous conspiracy claim.
Last month, he said he’d found alien tech «littered» across the asteroid Bennu in Nasa’s latest photo of the space rock.