Welcome educators, students and members of the general public to the Mars Society’s Education page and our Educational Blog called The Red Planet Pen!
Watch MythWits featuring Mars Society Education Director, Nicole Willett. The MythWits is a geek pop culture podcast. The show focuses on geek subject matter and presents it with comedy and wit. This episode is titled, “Moving to Mars.” Enjoy the show!
Listen to Education Director, Nicole Willett, on Fringe Radio from April 2, 2016. This interview was all about The Mars Society and what we are up to this year and for the future! Listen here via YouTube.
Guest Blog by Bob Bruner
Four popular origin of life theories that have influenced the hunt for life on Mars. The first are the clay theories which probably started in the late 1950’s with Dr. Bernal of the UK. They were further developed in the 1970’s and 1980’s by Dr. Cairns-Smith of the UK, then in the 1990’s by Dr. Ferris of the USA. They were added to in the 2000’s by Dr. Hashizume of Japan and Dr. Hansma of the USA. The theories claim that the structure of clay can provide compartments for proto life to begin, with large molecules like RNA developing later. Read more….
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READ Eerie Digest!
The Mars Society’s Education Director, Nicole Willett, has had a detailed article published in the November 2014 issue of Eerie Digest Magazine.
Humans to Mars as a Bridge to the Stars
The Mars Society’s Education Task Force is reaching out to the public with information in order to help raise awareness of the latest news and discoveries about the planet Mars and its potential as a second home for humanity. There are many resources available here so we can fulfill the purpose of the Mars Society’s Education Page. Browse our Past Events to see where we have presented.