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Vol. 38 No. 1
Night, Rowena Davis
Around the world, the dark of night is vanishing. The International Dark-Sky Association is leading the movement to save our starry skies.
the Universe Online,
The Internet contains so much stuff it should be called the UWW (Universe Wide Web), but you need to know where to look to uncover the best images of the cosmos.
Astronomy, John Avant
The first 120 years of night-sky record keeping, a heritage that largely resides on photographic plates, is in danger of being lost.
in the News
Dating small craters on Mars, images of extra-solar planets, and an update on a 'cosmic ghost' -- these are some of the discoveries that have recently made news in the astronomical community.
Editorial, Paul Deans
The View From Above
Word, James G. Manning
Notebook, Jennifer Birriel
Night Sky Brightness
Perspectives, Daniel D. Durda
Planetary Science in the Red
Astrophysics, Christopher Wanjek
Tales From the Edge of the Universe
of the Past, Katherine Bracher
50 Years Ago: Rotation in the Solar System
of Astronomy, Clifford J. Cunningham
How Long Is a Year?
Matters, David Bruning
Thinking About Thinking
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Sights, Paul Deans
The Sky of February, March, and April
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