Origin of Martian
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Perhaps the mysterious Martian methane, and its strange fluctuations, are part of that story.
And if the Martian methane is a real thing, it has some interesting implications.
However, several probes—most recently the Curiosity rover—have measured methane in the Martian atmosphere.
As fluent in drug trade jargon as Martian, Future peppers his lyrics with interstellar imagery befitting of his far out vocals.Future Makes Us Rethink Everything We Thought We Knew About Rap Artists|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The Martian Chroniclers”Burkhard Bilger, The New Yorker A new era in planetary exploration.
After an interminable climb he saw the purplish Martian sky through the glass doors of an airlock.The Martian Cabal|Roman Frederick Starzl
Soon the gibbering could no longer be heard and the big Martian stepped out of the grave.The Terrible Answer|Arthur G. Hill
"One flying saucer doesn't make a Martian invasion," Rick reminded him.The Flying Stingaree|Harold Leland Goodwin
Seems to me you'd be busy as a Martian dustdigger today, of all days.Starman's Quest|Robert Silverberg
When the Martian monarch saw that we had ceased the work of death, he sank upon his throne.Edison's Conquest of Mars|Garrett Putman Serviss
late 14c., marcien "of the planet Mars" (originally in reference to astrological influence), from Latin Martius "sacred to Mars; pertaining to the planet Mars," from Mars (genitive Martis). The noun meaning "an inhabitant of the planet Mars" is attested from 1883.