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What's New in the World of Science
Issue #22:   Geology

"Death Valley National Park: Geology in a Land of Extremes"; RealAudio interview with Allen Galzner, geologist and author of "Geology Underfoot in Death Valley and Owens Valley; and in "Try This: Crystal Creations", learn to grow your own salt crystals.

  What's New in the World of Science
Issue #21: Astronomy

"Project SERENDIP: Searching for Life in the Cosmos"; RealAudio interview with Dan Werthimer on the search for extraterrestrials; and "Try This: Build Your Own Solar System"; plus, find out your weight on other planets.

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Issue #20

What's New in the World of Science
Issue #20:

"How Far Can You Hit One? The Science Behind a Home Run"; RealAudio interview with San Francisco Giants catcher, Brian Johnson; and "Try This: Finding the Sweet Spot"

How Far Can You Hit One?

What's New in the World of Science
Issue #19:   Microbes

"Stanley Falkow: Microbe Spy"; Real Audio interview with the president of the American Society of Microbiology; and "Try This; What's in My Root Beer?"

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Issue #19: Microbes

Issue #18

What's New in the World of Science
Issue #18:   Memory

"A Memory Artist: Painting to Remember"; RealAudio interview with Oliver Sachs, author of An Anthropologist on Mars , speaking on Franco Magnani's remarkable "memory paintings"; and "Try This: If You're Going to Rob a Bank, Wear a Wig"

Issue #18: Memory

What's New in the World of Science
Issue #17:   Genetics

"The Cloning Question: Is Making Clones Making Trouble?"; Join an online discussion: "Should animals be cloned for food and/or human disease research? Is it acceptable to clone humans?; and online exhibit, "Try This: Mutant Fruit Flies"

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Issue #17: Genetics

Issue #16

What's New in the World of Science
Issue #16:   Amazon

"Discovering the Amazon: The World's Greatest River", a first-person travelogue with photos, links, and more; and online exhibit, "Try This: Disappearing Act", find out how "blending in" can help animals survive.

Issue #15 : "Looking for Planets in All the Right Places," "Science Explorer" activities, "Exploratorium visitors give their points of view"

Issue #13 : "Sausalito Bay Model Goes With the Flow," "Straws and Pins Building Up Activity," "Exploratorium Roof CAM," "Teachers Explore Scale and Structure"

Issue #11 : SPECIAL ISSUE: "Study Finds Evidence That Mars Had Life," "Mars Sites Multiply"

Issue #9 : "Satellite Photographs Auroras from Space", "Researcher Say Wetlands Can Purify Themselves" "Another Free NASA CD-ROM!"

Issue #7 : "Emerging Viruses Audio Lecture Series", "Comet Hyakutake: Brightest in Decades" "Free NASA CD-ROM"

Issue #5 : "Exclusive Interview with Dan Werthimer of SERENDIP" "Weird Winter Weather: A Sign of Global Change?"

Issue #3 : "NASA's Galileo Mission Successful" "Exclusive Audio Interview with Astronomer Geoffrey Marcy"

Issue #1 : "Nobel Prize Winners in Physics and Chemistry" "Presidential Visit to the Exploratorium"

Issue #14 : "Whirling in the Wind: From Windmills to Whirligigs," "Depth Spinner" and "Squirming Palm" downloadable exhibits, "Palace of Fine Arts Historic Footage video stream"

Issue #12 : "Automobile Industry Celebrates 100 Years", "A Visit to Smitty's Transmission Service", "Balloon Blow-Up", "Cycles Exhibition"

Issue #10 : "New Exhibition Revolves Around Indoor Twister", "Brain Studies Lead to Key Discoveries" "Do It Yourself Science: Vortex!"

Issue #8 : "Hubble Space Telescope: Progress in Measuring Expansion of Universe", "AIDS Discovery: Research Milestone" "The Doppler Effect"

Issue #6 : "NetDay '96: California Wires Schools", "Exploratorium Celebrates Pi Day!" "Hubble Reveals Surface of Pluto"

Issue #4 : "Hubble Telescope Finds 1,500 Galaxies" "After Long Delay Galileo Data to be Made Public"

Issue #2 : "Galileo Spacecraft Nearing Jupiter" "Astonomers Confirm: Planet Exists Outside of our Solar System"

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