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The chances against anything manlike on Mars are a million to one," he said.
Even the daily papers woke up to the disturbances at last, and popular notes appeared here, there, and everywhere concerning the volcanoes upon Mars.
It was starlight and I explained the Signs of the Zodiac to her, and pointed out Mars, a bright dot of light creeping zenithward, towards which so many telescopes were pointed.
He sang how they overran the city hither and thither and ravaged it, and how Ulysses went raging like Mars along with Menelaus to the house of Deiphobus.
Apollo, of the silver bow, had bred them in Perea--both of them mares, and terrible as Mars in battle.
Hippothous led the tribes of Pelasgian spearsmen, who dwelt in fertile Larissa--Hippothous, and Pylaeus of the race of Mars, two sons of the Pelasgian Lethus, son of Teutamus.
Our knowledge of the moon in fact is nowhere near as good as it is for Mars.
Separated at times by a distance as great as 65 million miles, the two planets are now moving within 34 million miles of each other, enabling even those with a low-grade telescope to get an exceptional look at the surface of Mars.
business of Mars, Incorporated will launch a new line of snacks to specifically meet the Alliance's strict guidelines for calories, sugar, fat, saturated fat and nutrients for children in elementary and secondary schools.
If all goes according to plan, the European Space Agency's Mars Express will begin orbiting Mars next month, using radar to search for hidden reservoirs of water.
The roughly $350 million rover, tentatively dubbed Mars Explorer 2003, will carry a sophisticated set of instruments enabling it to search for the liquid water that may have been part of the planet's past and study the geological building blocks on the surface.