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Vol. 37 No. 1
|14|| The Mystery of Dark
Energy, Robert Naeye
Contrary to expectations, the expansion of the universe is accelerating. The force behind this acceleration has a name -- dark energy -- but to date, little else is known about it.
Crumbs from Asteroid Vesta, Linda M.V. Martel
Micrometeorites found at the bottom of a South Pole water well are giving researchers clues as to the chemical composition of a distant asteroid.
in the News
From a new age for Saturn’s rings to colliding white-dwarf stars and a new appreciation for the evolution of galaxies, here are some of the latest discoveries that have recently made news in the astronomical community.
|4||Editorial, Paul Deans
Word, Jim Manning
Notebook, Jennifer Birriel
Type Ia Supernovae Progenitors
Perspectives, Daniel D. Durda
Astrophysics, Christopher Wanjek
UHECR . . .
of the Past, Katherine Bracher
of Astronomy, Clifford J. Cunningham
John Dee at 400
Matters, David Bruning
What Do We Keep?
Impact , Vivian White and Tierney O’Dea
Slooh for Schools
Disney Learning: Wonderful World of Space by Andrew Fraknoi
2008 Meeting, Andrew Fraknoi
Preparing for the International Year of Astronomy
|35||Society Scope/ASP Supporters|
|40||Sky Events, Richard Talcott|