Audio Recording Why we should go to Mars

About this Item

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
Online Format
audio

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Chicago citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Why we should go to Mars. 1988. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000107/. (Accessed March 26, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sagan, C. (1988) Why we should go to Mars. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000107/.

MLA citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Why we should go to Mars. 1988. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000107/>.