Volume 4, number 5
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(Planetary Society members only)
3 In Search of Other Worlds: David C. Black explains why the search for extrasolar planets is so fundamental to planetary research.
4 Are There Worlds Everywhere? Eugene H. Levy discusses the mysteries of planet formation.
7 Dust Disks Around Young Stars: Martin Cohen presents an infrared source region known as IRS-5 1551.
10 Evidence for Sub-Stellar Companions: D. W. McCarthy, Jr. summarizes the challenges in hunting for companions to both our sun and other stars.
12 The Suns in the Sky: Multiple Stars and Planetary Systems: R. S. Harrington asks: Are multiple star systems with planets dynamically stable?
15 Astrometry: The Search for Other Planetary Systems: John W. Stein describes this emerging field, hunting for extrasolar planets.
16 Spectroscopic Searches for Other Planetary Systems: Robert S. McMillan explains how astronomers use light to hunt for planets.
18 The Space Telescope's Search for Planets Around Other Stars: Jane Russell discusses how the soon-to-be-launched Hubble Space Telescope will aid in the hunt for exoplanets.
21 World Watch NASA's space station, Soviet planetary missions, and Halley's comet.
22 The Asteroid and the Spacecraft A story about Galileo, and a not-so-small asteroid.
23 Society Notes Space weapons symposium, and The Case for Mars II.