In the early years of the twentieth century Percivel Lowell and others speculated that Mars was inhabitated by an intelligent species much older than our civilization. This page archives texts (fictional and otherwise) about this hypothesis.
About the photo: This is a recent (2001) Mars Orbiter photo of the notorious 'face' formation in the Cydonia region. Is it just an unusually symmetrical mesa or a huge, heavily eroded artificial landform? You be the judge... It helps if you view this photo at a distance or squint a bit.
The War of the Worlds
From India to the Planet Mars
The Planet Mars and its Inhabitants
My Trip to Mars
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