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  • The Fading Milky Way

    Nov. 1, 2001

    Light pollution is a growing environmental problem that threatens to erase the night sky before its time.

  • Students make First Contact with the ISS

    Jan. 30, 2001

    Last month a group of Chicago students talked to Astronautson the International Space Stationvia amateur radio.

  • CAMEX Top Guns

    Sept. 27, 2001

    Flying into the largest storms on Earth is all in a day's work for pilots on a NASA mission to explore hurricanes.

  • The Strange Spires of Callisto

    Aug. 22, 2001

    NASA's Galileo spacecraft has spotted curious icy spires jutting from the surface of Jupiter's moon Callisto. The bizarre-looking natural features have researchers wondering if the surface of the frigid moon might be a more dynamic place than they once thought.