Halesworth & District U3A with Sir Patrick Bateson


Tuesday 16th April 2019 - 2:30 pm

Exploring 200 Years of Our Fascination with the Red Planet.

Humans have long been intrigued by the possibility that Mars might harbour life. Planetary scientists continue to hunt for evidence, and space technologists even advocate settling ourselves there permanently. Our speaker will suggest that we look back before we look forward, to consider how humans studied and thought about Mars before the Space Age. Dr. Joshua Nall, Curator of Modern Sciences at the Whipple Museum of the History of Science at the University of Cambridge.