A publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne


‘Perfection’: What would life on Mars really be like?

Is Mars a viable option for our next perfect planet? It might be similar to Earth, but it will require a lot of work to make it hospitable. Can a utopia be built on a planet where someone controls the air flow? Alexandra Alvaro reports.

Audio report by Alexandra Alvaro

Audio journalism students from the Centre for Advancing Journalism worked with mentors from All The Best radio to create content for Science Gallery Melbourne’s show on Perfection.

About The Citizen

THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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