Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Sagan, Carl
Dates 1988
Language English
Subjects American Astronomical Society
Edison, Thomas
Lowell, Percival
Mars (Planet)
Sagan, Carl
Sound
Soviet Union
Space Exploration
War of the Worlds
Wells, H.G.
Title
Why we should go to Mars
Contributor Names
Sagan, Carl (Author)
Subject Headings
-  Sagan, Carl
-  Mars (Planet)
-  Wells, H.G
-  Lowell, Percival
-  Edison, Thomas
-  War of the Worlds
-  Soviet Union
-  Space exploration
-  American Astronomical Society
-  sound
Genre
sound
Notes
-  Recording of a talk Carl Sagan gave at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Austin Texas. Sagan argues that a joint Mission to Mars with the Soviet Union could help avert global conflict. He touches on science fiction about Mars, including H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds, and Garrett Severes' Edison's Conquest of Mars to consider connections between Mars, war and science. He also discusses Percival Lowell's idea's about canals on Mars.
Medium
Cassette Tape
Source Collection
The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
Repository
Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division


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