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Vol. 36 No. 2
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The Cosmos in
the Classroom Conferences,
A popular series of meetings is drawing praise for nurturing the growth of astronomy and space science education in the United States.
Power of Zeus, James C. White II
A clap of thunder tells us lightning is nearby, but these atmospheric sparks have been observed in other planets' atmospheres, too.
Bandu Jayawardene, Graeme White, David Blank, Alex Hons, Arie
Verveer, and James Biggs
Small variations in a star's brightness may suggest intrinsic variability, but they might also betray the presence of a planet orbiting the star.
and Communicating Across Disciplines, Anna H. Spitz
The University of Arizona's LAPLACE facilitates interactions between life and physical sciences through joint research in astrobiology.
Editorial, James C. White II
Smacked to the Stars
Astrophysics, Christopher Wanjek
Insights Bring More Confusion
Perspectives, Daniel D. Durda
A New Spin on Small Asteroids
of the Past, Katherine Bracher
The Rings of Uranus
Notebook, Jennifer Birriel
Sources of Cosmic Infrared Background
of Astronomy, Clifford J. Cunningham
Who Discovered Jupiter’s Satellites
Impact , Michael G. Gibbs
In the National Interest
Matters, David Bruning
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|40||Sky Events, Richard Talcott|
Word, Michael Bennett