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Random Walk — How Now, Mad Cow? — Microbes on Martian Meteorite? — Galileo Shoots the Moons — Caltech Almost Makes the Movies

The Nodes Know — by Douglas L. Smith
Large computers made up of many small nodes are changing the way science is done.

A Centennial History of the Prime Number Theorem — by Tom M. Apostol
The best mathematical minds of Europe tried to find rhyme or reason in the pattern of distribution of prime numbers.

BooksThe End of Science by John Horgan

Observing the End of the Universe — by Anthony C . S. Readhead
A new telescope to image the cosmic background radiation will provide a picture of the universe when it was 300,000 years old.

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