Popular Science: Should We Liberate Mars?

Should Mars be designated as independent of Earth, prior to the arrival of any human colonists? A new article by Popular Science discusses Dr. Jacob Haqq-Misra’s proposal of “liberating Mars” to allow for the development of a second instance of civilization. Rather than a conventional colony as has been seen through history, an independent and liberated Mars could provide a testbed for new and radical ideas in civilization.

This idea was initially featured by Popular Science and generated subsequent coverage by Outer Places and Smithsonian.

[read the article at Popular Science]