It’s an approach that seldom gets aired; that one way to explore Mars is to send people there on a one way trip.
It does make sense on may levels and is, after all, the way the new world was colonised.
The most dangerous aspects of a vist to Mars are the lift off and landings and the exposure to radiation and other hazards en-route. These would be halved if the aim was to stay on Mars once there.
I doubt there would ever be a shortage of volunteers for such a voyage. Quite the opposite in fact.
Read the full article, by Paul Davies, here.