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By Nicky Jenner

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Mars is ingrained in our tradition, from David Bowie's extra-terrestrial spiders to H.G. Wells's The struggle of the Worlds. The pink planet has encouraged hundreds and hundreds of scientists, authors and filmmakers - yet why? what's it approximately this actual planet that makes it so intriguing?

Ancient mythologies outlined Mars as a violent harbinger of warfare, and astrologers stumbled on which means within the planet's dance throughout the sky. Stargazers questioned over Mars's surprising houses; a few claimed to determine canals criss-crossing its floor, whereas pictures from early spacecraft confirmed startling confronted and pyramids carved out of rusty rock. Did Martians exist? if this is the case, have been they clever, civilised beings?

We now have a greater figuring out of Mars: its crimson hue, small moons, surroundings (or loss of it), and mysterious previous. Robots have trundled around the planet's floor, beaming again dazzling perspectives of the alien panorama and looking clues on the way it has developed. whereas little eco-friendly Martians are actually firmly the guard of literature, proof is growing to be that the now arid, frozen planet used to be hotter, wetter, and doubtless thronging with microbial existence. quickly, we may possibly set nutrients in the world. What demanding situations are concerned, and the way are we getting ready for them? Is there a destiny for humanity on Mars?

In 4th Rock from the Sun, Nicky Jenner reports Mars in its entirety, exploring its nature, attributes, power as a human colony and effect on third Rock-culture - every thing you want to find out about the crimson Planet.

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