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  • Robinson on Mars (Score:3, Informative)

    by ziggy (25) on 2002.04.29 18:24 (#7712) Journal
    In fact, some of Robinson's descriptions make the reader wonder if he hasn't already been there.
    That's because he almost was there. I believe that Kim Stanley Robinson visited Antartica briefly while doing research for the book. He liked it so much, he wrote another book, Antartica. The climate here around the poles (or at least the south pole) is most like what's found on Mars. So, in effect, he did got as close to mars as possible without leaving orbit.

    :-)