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  • 19 Aug 1999

    A controversial paper published in tomorrow's issue of Science (20 August, p.

  • 30 Jun 1999

    Astronomers say they have found slight variations among the exploding stars called type Ia supernovae.

  • 8 Jun 1999

    One week after chiding particle physicists for being wedded to outdated technology (Science, 4 June, p.

  • 7 Jun 1999

    CHICAGO-- Astronomers are struggling to make sense of the unusual behavior of Eta Carinae, a star in the southern sky.

  • 1 Jun 1999

    BATAVIA, ILLINOIS--Space is the final frontier for particle physics, NASA Administrator Daniel Goldin declared in a 28 May press conference here at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab).

  • 1 Jun 1999

    CHICAGO--By collecting and cataloging hundreds of millions of celestial objects, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey may turn a rare oddball into a common denizen of the heavens.

  • 15 Apr 1999

    Astronomers have discovered two new, giant planets around the star Upsilon Andromedae--bringing the total there to three. The findings, which have been submitted to the Astrophysical Journal, suggest that the star has a real "stellar system" that looks at least a little like our own.

  • 4 Mar 1999

    CHICAGO--Once again, nature is teasing particle physicists.

  • 13 Jan 1999

    CHICAGO--The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has refused to allow physicists at its national laboratories to travel to a major particle physics conference in India this week, in apparent retaliation for that country's series of nuclear tests last May.

  • 22 Dec 1998

    PARIS--A team of scientists working in a laboratory deep in Italy's Apennine Mountains has picked up the strongest hint so far of a strange new particle.