January 3, 2013

What if the 'Red Planet' Was Alive?

Rebecca Rosen, The Atlantic


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What if instead of dust and rocks, our planetary neighbor Mars were a bit more lush? What if it had oceans, an Earth-like atmosphere, and green life coating its land? These are the questions Kevin Gill, a software engineer living in New Hampshire, sought to answer with his project, A Living Mars.

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