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Ask the Author: Seeing Arizona, Imagining Mars

Presented by The Pioneer Museum at The Pioneer Museum, Flagstaff AZ

Apr 29 2021
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” virtual

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ADMISSION INFO

Free admission; donations greatly appreciated! This is a virtual event.

Contact: 928-774-6272

Email: confirmation@azhs.gov

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Apr 29, 2021 at 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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The Pioneer Museum

2340 North Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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