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Caption: MARTIAN ROMANCE Inspired by Flammarion's La planete Mars, Percival Lowell founded his observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, and dedicated himself to the study of Mars.
Orientalist's, who, studying one of Percival Lowell's maps of Mars, found in the pattern of the "canals" the outlines of the Hebrew letters for God.
As is well known, Lowell Observatory was the investment of one Percival Lowell. He was born on 1885 March 13 in Boston, Massachusetts, and was connected with the great Boston Lowell family who were both wealthy and influential, thanks to their success in the cotton mill industry.
Google Mars, developed to commemorate the 151st birthday of astronomer Percival Lowell, follows last summer's introduction of Google Earth and Google Moon.
Many astronomers used to think that we could see signs of civilisation and a century ago the American astronomer Percival Lowell believed in a canal system built by Martians to draw water from the polar ices.
Bostonian Percival Lowell sought a site to observe Mars and found it on a mesa near Flagstaff, Arizona.
Belonging to a collateral branch of the Lowell family, he was a grandson of <IR> ROBERT TRAILL SPENCE LOWELL </IR> and was related to <IR> JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL </IR> and <IR> AMY LOWELL </IR> , astronomer Percival Lowell (1855-1916), and Harvard president <IR> ABBOTT LAWRENCE LOWELL </IR> .
Wells, Percival Lowell, Carl Sagan, Bruce Murray, and many others--and what Grinspoon calls their "brilliant mistakes." But let's continue with both science and imagination.
Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto, a new planet predicted 25 years earlier by Percival Lowell (3/22/30, p.
Moreover, it was also a good time to clarify the nature of the faint linear 'canals' suggested by the Italian Giovanni Schiaparelli in 1877 and documented by the American Percival Lowell. The mystery was interesting, and triggered the enthusiasm of Camille Flammarion.