Life on Mars told through maps 1870-1905


Discover maps of Mars by Richard Proctor, Giovanni Schiapparelli and others in the RAS Library collections. Our Education, Outreach and Events Officer, Lucinda Offer, and Dr Joshua Nall, Director of the Whipple Museum, were filmed talking about historical maps of the red planet in the Royal Astronomical Society Library. This video premiered at the Geological Society's William Smith Virtual Meeting 2021: Geological Mapping. It was produced and directed by the convenor of the William Smith 2021 meeting, Lucy Williams.