Ask the Author: Seeing Arizona, Imagining Mars
Mars has captivated generations of scientists and the general public. In 1894, Percival Lowell came to Flagstaff to study Mars. Learn how Arizona’s landscape inspired the now discredited theories popular that Martians existed and built canals.
Exploring Mars has captivated generations of scientists and the general public, including right here in Arizona. In 1894, Percival Lowell brought his telescope to Flagstaff to study Mars. Over the next two decades, he explored Arizona’s canyons, deserts, petrified forests, and mountains to help imagine what the Mars landscape might look like. Join Journal of Arizona History author and historian Michael A. Amundson from Northern Arizona University for a special “Ask the Author” virtualView more
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- Apr 29, 2021 at 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm (Thu)
2340 North Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001