The Sirens of Mars - Searching for Life on Another World

Author(s): Sarah Stewart Johnson

Science

Right now, spacecraft are circling Mars, sweeping over Terra Sabaea, Syrtis Major, the dunes of Elysium and Mare Sirenum - on the brink, perhaps, of a discovery that would inspire humankind. With poetic precision, Sarah Stewart Johnson traces the evocative history of our explorations of Mars, interlacing her personal journey as a scientist with tales of other seekers who have scoured the planet for signs of life. Ultimately, she shows how its story is also a story about Earth: it is a mirror, a tell-tale reflection of our own anxieties and yearnings to find - if we're lucky - that we're not alone.

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  • : 9780241216002
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Allen Lane
  • : 0.499
  • : September 2020
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  • : Hardback
  • : 288