Alfred Russell Wallace 1907

Alfred Russell Wallace 1907 - Largely because of Lowell...

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Alfred Russell Wallace 1907 Wrote “Is Mars Habitable?” Argued that Mars was a frozen (CO2) desert No water vapor Very astute!! “Not Only is Mars not inhabited by intelligent beings, but it is uninhabitable”
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Unformatted text preview: Largely because of Lowell, early 20th Century conventional wisdom held that Mars was inhabited Like many popular ideas, Lowell’s “life on Mars” got taken a bit too far…....
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course AST 2002 taught by Professor Britt during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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