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Red Mars

John Boone, Maya Toitavna, Frank Chalmers, and Arkady Bogdanov lead a mission whose ultimate goal is the terraforming of Mars. For some, Mars will become a passion driving them to daring acts of courage and madness; for others it offers and opportunity to strip the planet of its riches. And for the genetic "alchemists, " Mars presents a chance to create a biomedical miracle, a breakthrough that could change all we know about life... and death.

Year: 1992     Genre: Hard SF

Green Mars

Nearly a generation has passed since the first pioneers landed, but the transformation of Mars to an Earth-like planet has just begun. In Green Mars the colonists will attempt to turn the red planet into a lush garden for humanity. They will bombard the atmosphere with ice meteorites to add moisture. They will seed the red deserts with genetically engineered plants. Then they will tap the boiling planetary core to warm the planet's frozen surface. But their heroic efforts don't go unchallenged.

Year: 1993     Genre: Action & Adventure SFHard SF

Blue Mars

The red planet is no more. Now green and verdant, Mars has been dramatically altered from a desolate world into one where humans can flourish. The First Hundred settlers are being pulled into a fierce new struggle between the Reds, a group devoted to preserving Mars in its desert state, and the Green "terraformers." Meanwhile, Earth is in peril. A great flood threatens an already overcrowded and polluted planet.

Year: 1996     Genre: Space Opera


The year is 2312. Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, planets, and in between. But in this year, 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront its past, its present, and its future.

Year: 2012     Genre: Action & Adventure SFHard SFSpace Opera

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-- -- --1992Red Mars Mars Trilogy
-- -- --1993Green Mars Mars Trilogy
-- -- --1996Blue Mars Mars Trilogy
-- -- --2004Forty Signs of Rain Science in the Capital
-- -- --2005Fifty Degrees Below Science in the Capital
-- -- --2007Sixty Days and Counting Science in the Capital
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