William R. Saunders is a graduate of the University of Alberta in Edmonton in 1977 with a bachelor of science degree in geomorphology. He began work in the petroleum industry in Calgary, Alberta in 1978 and currently works as an independent petroleum geoscience consultant in Calgary. Mr. Saunders began looking at the Mars Global Surveyor images with their first release in April 1998.
During the first half of the program, founding investigator of The Cydonia Institute, George Haas, and geoscientist Bill Saunders discussed their analysis of geoglyphic formations on Mars and how they have correlations to the cultures of Meso-America. In the latter half of the show, Dr. Robert Zubrin gave an update on Obama's latest plans for space exploration, NASA, and Mars colonization, and also discussed energy policy. ... More »Host: George Noory
Founder of the Cydonia Institute, George Haas and his co-author William Saunders discussed their book, The Cydonia Codex. They believe that the ancient art and sculpture of Mesoamerica is reflected in geoglyphs of Mars, specifically as depicted in the 2001 'Face on Mars.' Haas suggested that the bifurcated Martian imagery was like a hieroglyphic writing system, and is evident not only on the Face but on other structures at Cydonia as well. ... More »Host: George Noory