IN SPACE - JUNE 26: NASA's Earth-orbiting Hubble Space Telescope took this picture June 26, 2003 of Mars. Mars was approximat
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Unless you've been ignoring, like, all humans and communication devices, you know that some genius dude discovered water on Mars. Aliens, they might actually exist. 

The man responsible is Georgia Tech grad student Lujendra Ojha, who has a surprising secret: He used to play guitar in a heavy metal band called Gorkha.

For some reason, this only feels slightly surprising. What's more metal than space? No one tell Blink-182's Tom DeLonge, he might recruit the guy for future solo material. 

While you chew that one over, why don't you click through our in-depth exploration of DeLonge's space obsession. You might learn something!