Percival Lowell and the Canals of Mars
How Percival Lowell became the leading spokesman for the claim that intelligent life, superior to our Earth-bound version, existed on the planet Mars. And how his opponents provided more convincing evidence which refuted his claim.
About the Speaker:
David Strauss is professor emeritus of history at Kalamazoo College and author of "Percival Lowell: The Culture and Science of a Boston Brahmin" (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001).
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