archiv~1.txt: SETI Astronomy articles in Scientific American - April, 1999

SETI Astronomy articles in Scientific American - April, 1999

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Fri, 19 Mar 1999 16:49:07 -0500

Is Space Finite?

Conventional wisdom says the Universe is infinite.
But it could be finite, merely giving the illusion of infinity.
Upcoming measurements may finally answer this ancient question.

by Jean-Pierre Luminet, Glenn D. Starkman and Jeffrey R. Weeks

http://www.sciam.com/1999/0499issue/0499weeks.html

A HUNDRED BILLION YEARS OF SOLITUDE

Evidence for an accelerating Universe continues to pile up

http://www.sciam.com/1999/0499issue/0499scicit2.html

A PROBING PRELUDE

Global Surveyor bolsters the theory that water persisited on Mars

http://www.sciam.com/1999/0499issue/0499scicit1.html

JAPAN FIELDS A BIG LEAGUE LIGHT GATHERER

http://www.sciam.com/1999/0499issue/0499techbus4.html

Detecting "Hot" Clouds

by Shawn Carlson

http://www.sciam.com/1999/0499issue/0499amsci.html

AESTHETIC SCIENCE

Review by Chris Quigg

The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the
Quest for the Ultimate Theory

BY BRIAN GREENE

W. W. Norton & Company, New York and London, 1999 ($27.95)

http://www.sciam.com/1999/0499issue/0499reviews1.html

Web feature on predicting solar storms:

http://www.sciam.com/exhibit/1999/031599sunspot/index.html