Ever since Mars was first observed through a telescope, we humans have been captivated by the red planet’s apparent similarity to earth. Dark green areas resembling vegetation appeared to be growing across a desert oasis. However, early Mars fly-by missions revealed a different Mars. The polar ice caps were dry ice. The atmosphere lacked oxygen, and it was too thin to allow for liquid water to exist on the surface. Alas, Mars appeared to be more like the moon than Earth. Now, retired professor and astronomer Ron Smith will take us on a journey through time and space as he unveils evidence that strongly suggests life formed on Mars about four billion years ago.
An informal social gathering begins at 6 pm. Enjoy light appetizers and beverages, mingling and conversation. Cost is $15, including refreshments.
(Note: The Voyager Lecture Series is sponsored by Voyager Wealth Advisors, Inc.; Cache Valley Bank; and State Farm Insurance Agent Sherry McGhee.)
Kayenta Arts Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop and create an environment where diverse artistic endeavors can flourish. The Center for the Arts at Kayenta (CFAK) is the actual place where people in the greater southern Utah area come to learn, express, appreciate and celebrate art in all forms.