All posts by Holly Larson Capelo

Holly is a recent Columbia University graduate with dual bachelor degrees in Astronomy and Literature Writing. She currently manages the 1.3 meter telescope of the SMARTS CTIO consortium for Yale University, where she is also a teaching fellow in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

By Holly Larson Capelo on August 24, 2009 in

Date: August 24, 2009 Title: The Reemergence of Planetary Science: Revisiting Percival Lowell Podcaster: Holly Larson Capelo from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: At the turn of the 20th Century, Percival Lowell published a series of books promoting the notion that there were advanced civilizations on Mars. His writing was particularly compelling […]