Something Straight Out Of A Sci-Fi Movie Discovered In Rural Utah Officials in Red Rock Country were counting when they saw a metal monolith. A shiny slab, about 12 feet tall rising up from the ground. It looked like a structure in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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Something Straight Out Of A Sci-Fi Movie Discovered In Rural Utah

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Something Straight Out Of A Sci-Fi Movie Discovered In Rural Utah

Something Straight Out Of A Sci-Fi Movie Discovered In Rural Utah

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Officials in Red Rock Country were counting when they saw a metal monolith. A shiny slab, about 12 feet tall rising up from the ground. It looked like a structure in 2001: A Space Odyssey.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. 2020 just got weirder.

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GREENE: Public safety officials in Red Rock country in Utah were counting bighorn sheep, and they discovered this metal monolith, a shiny slab - maybe 12 feet tall - extending up from the ground. Who could miss that it looked exactly like a structure in "2001: A Space Odyssey"? People are wondering if this was placed there by an artist or if it really could be from out of this world. In 2020, nothing would surprise me. It's MORNING EDITION.

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