• Mars in Pop Culture: Radio
    Historically, Mars was thought to be the most likely of the planets to harbor life. Popular culture in the form of literature, and then later radio and film, reflected such beliefs. This review examines Mars in the history of radio.
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  • Mars in Pop Culture: Literature
    Why is it that people tend to talk of "Martians," rather than, say, "Saturnians" or "Jovians," when the topic of extraterrestrial life is broached? Historically, Mars was thought to be the most likely of the planets to harbor life. Popular culture in the form of
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  • Mars in Pop Culture: Film
    The latest movie incarnation of H.G. Wells´s "The War of the Worlds" hit theaters on Wednesday, June 29. In Wells's story, Martians invaded the Earth -- only to be brought down by a virus. Mars was once thought to be the most likely
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