Table of Contents

Random Walk

Unraveling Cosmis History with Giant Ground-Based Telescopes
by Richard Ellis
You need really big telescopes to look at the “big picture” of how galaxies evolve.

Scenarios, Science, and Security
by Steven E. Koonin
A look at some plausible threats, and what the nation can do to protect us.

Mars Global Surveyor: A Success by Any Measure
by Arden L. Albee
The most prolific Mars mission in history gives us a new view of the red planet.

Animal Evolution: A View from the Genome
by Barbara Ellis
How genes turn on other genes in the embryo gives insights into evolution.

The Copenhagen Interpretation: Exploring Science on Stage



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