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Vol. 37 No. 2
with the World, Mike
Astronomy connects us in a way no other science can. Astronomers Without Borders draws on this common interest to link stargazing enthusiasts worldwide.
Exploring the Extreme Universe, Robert Naeye and David J.
NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) will give scientists an unprecedented look at active galaxies, supernovae, neutron stars, and even solar flares.
So You Want
to be a Professional Astronomer!,
If you're going after a career in astronomy, be warned: It is extremely competitive! But if you want to join the elite ranks of professional astronomy, here's what to do.
in the News
Doubt about recent water flows on Mars, an organic molecule on an exoplanet, and the smallest known black hole -- these are some of the discoveries that have recently made news in the astronomical community.
Editorial, Paul Deans
Word, James G. Manning
Snapshots in History
Notebook, Jennifer Birriel
Pinning Down Quasar Lifetimes
Perspectives, Daniel D. Durda
Outstanding in the Field
Astrophysics, Christopher Wanjek
To the Beginning of Time
of the Past, Katherine Bracher
75 & 50 Years Ago: The Solar Cycle
of Astronomy, Clifford J. Cunningham
A Keplerian Horoscope
Matters, David Bruning
The Luxury of Teaching Science
Impact, Michael G. Gibbs
Advancing Science Literacy Through Astronomy
Sights, Paul Deans
The stars of May, June, and July
Sir Arthur C. Clarke: A Quiz