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The Spring 2011 issue of The Earth Scientist is focused on modernizing seismology education. Thanks to IRIS, you can download this issue for free as a pdf. Print copies are available in our online store.

Astrophysics

01/09/03 It Looks Like Einstein Was Right! Speed of Light and Gravity are Equal!
10/09/02 An Icy New Planet?
09/12/02 New Pictures of Hoag’s Object!
09/04/02 Microbes Could Live on Mars!
07/12/02 News Flash from the Sun! Shaking Loops Cause Solar Flares
06/06/02 Hubble's Infrared Camera is Back in Business! New photos!
05/22/02 Dwarf Galaxy Swarms Boost Dark Matter Theory
05/01/02 Hubble's New Look
04/19/02 Discover a Sungrazing Comet While on the Internet with SOHO
04/12/02 Missions Possible!
04/01/02 Be the Mastermind Behind the Mission An Interactive Piece about the Hubble's 2002 Servicing Mission
03/20/02 Celebrate the Equinox with Sun-Earth Day Today!
03/15/02 Get Ready for Sun-Earth Day!
02/06/02 HESSI is Off!
02/01/02 TIGER's in Antarctica?
01/09/02 HESSI is Go for Launch!
01/04/02 Something Old, Something New...
12/20/01 For the Holidays...
12/04/01 Genesis Science Mission Has Officially Begun!
09/14/01 National Day of Prayer and Remembrance
09/12/01 Condolences in the Midst of Tragedy
09/07/01 Hubble's Starburst Galaxies! (leaves site...)
08/28/01 Solar Flares!
08/14/01 In the Beginning: The Genesis Mission (Updated!)
07/23/01 U.S. Launches Their Most Advanced Satellite Today
07/18/01 In the Beginning: The Genesis Mission
07/10/01 Capturing the Afterglow of the Big Bang (Updated!)
07/06/01 HESSI Awaits Launch (Updated!)
06/25/01 Capturing the Afterglow of the Big Bang
06/20/01 A Big Day for the Sun
06/14/01 HESSI Awaits Launch
05/14/01 Black Holes Out for a Spin
04/26/01 Celebrate Sun-Earth Day! (April 27-28th)
04/24/01 Hubble Space Telescope On-line Exhibit (leaves site...)
04/09/01 Sun-Earth Day Coming Soon!
04/04/01 Massive Sunspot! (Updated!)
03/30/01 Massive Sunspot!
02/05/01 IMAGE Shows off its Best Stuff!
01/16/01 Spiraling into A Black Hole
01/04/01 Ulysses Head South for Solar Maximum

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