Volume 22, number 4
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4 The Mars Odyssey Continues: Bruce Betts continues his coverage of this mission, examining the Gamma Ray Spectrometer results and updating us on the mission's progress.
8 Extra! Extra! Read All About It: Extrasolar Planets on the Rise! Steve Howell reports on the progress of a exoplanet-hunting program at Kitt Peak National Observatory.
14 Taking the Measure of Microworlds: Robert Burnham reports on the discoveries of radar astronomy when it comes to asteroids.
3 Members' Dialogue Why explore space? A long-term plan; tribute to Stephen Jay Gould
7 World Watch NASA, JAXA, and ESA mission updates
20 Q&A How do Mars' dust storms go global? What is the hottest planet in the solar system?
22 Society News Honoring Bruce Murray; member names landing on an asteroid