Is Mars habitable? A critical examination of Professor Percival Lowell
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Is Mars habitable? A critical examination of Professor Percival Lowell's book "Mars and its canals," with an alternative explanation

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122 Pages
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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Is Mars Habitable?, by Alfred Russel WallaceThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it,give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online atwww.gutenberg.netTitle: Is Mars Habitable?Author: Alfred Russel WallaceRelease Date: January 28, 2004 [EBook #10855]Language: English*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK IS MARS HABITABLE? ***Produced by Thaadd and the PG Distributed Proofreading TeamIs Mars Habitable?A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF PROFESSOR PERCIVAL LOWELL'S BOOK "MARS AND ITS CANALS," WITH AN ALTERNATIVE EXPLANATIONBY ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE F.R.S., ETC.PREFACE.This small volume was commenced as a review article on Professor Percival Lowell's book, Mars and its Canals, withthe object of showing that the large amount of new and interesting facts contained in this work did not invalidate theconclusion I had reached in 1902, and stated in my book on Man's Place in the Universe, that Mars was not habitable.But the more complete presentation of the opposite view in the volume now under discussion required a more detailedexamination of the various physical problems involved, and as the subject is one of great, popular, as well as scientificinterest, I determined to undertake the task.This was rendered the more necessary by the fact that in July last Professor Lowell published in the ...

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