Volume 9, number 1
Diamonds from Space
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(Planetary Society members only)
4 A Talk With Roald Zinnurovich Sagdeev: Louis Friedman sits down with one of the foremost players in international space exploration.
9 The Discovery of Stardust in Meteorites: John Larimer discusses how grains trapped in rocks that fall to Earth may hold the keys to understanding distant stars.
14 Planetary Exploration—A Third Great Age of Discovery: Stephen Pyne summarizes three great ages of discovery for humanity.
18 Continuing SETI: Scientists Share Findings at Toronto Conference: Thomas McDonough reports from The Planetary Society's first international conference on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
20 Mars Watch Chronicles: Susan Lendroth showcases multiple views of Mars during its 1988 opposition.
3 Members' Dialogue Responses to our previously published article "Phobos—A Surface Mine or International Park?"
24 World Watch The upcoming Cassini mission.
26 Society Notes US/USSR cooperation; upcoming events and opportunities.
28 Q&A Why is most of Earth's Arctic ice in Greenland?