Percival Lowell

Percival Lowell

Irrigation, unscientifically conducted, would not give us such truly wonderful mathematical fitness [as we observe in the Martian canals]. . . . A mind of no mean order would seem to have presided over the system we see-a mind certainly of considerably more comprehensiveness than that which presides over the various department of our own public works.More Percival Lowell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Are physical forces alone at work there, or has evolution begotten something more complex, something not akin to what we know on Earth as life? It is in this that lies the peculiar interest of Mars.More Percival Lowell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ever since celestial mechanics in the skillful hands of Leverrier and Adams led to the world-amazed discovery of Neptune, a belief has existed begotten of that success that still other planets lay beyond, only waiting to be found.More Percival Lowell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Bright points in the sky or a blow on the head will equally cause one to see stars.More Percival Lowell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Imagination is as vital to any advance in science as learning and precision are essential for starting points.More Percival Lowell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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