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Mars History

The Search for Martians Finds Pluto... And a Lot More

Tom Jackson | Posted 12.23.2012 | Science
Tom Jackson

In 1877, Earth passed very close to Mars, affording the best view of the red planet for a generation. The repercussions from a mistranslated map of Mars made in that year still resonates today -- and it led to the discovery of many new members of the Solar System.