The Possibility of Life in Mars


THE perseverance with which Prof. Lowell has prosecuted his investigation of the surface markings of Mars compels admiration; the evidence he has brought forward for the objective reality of much of the detail he has shown in his sketches serves to convince many reluctant minds; but the interpretation he has put upon these markings, in terms of phenomena associated with life as we know it on our own planet, requires stronger evidence than he has yet brought forward in view of the considerations that follow.

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BARTRUM, C. The Possibility of Life in Mars . Nature 77, 392 (1908).

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