Volume 96 | Number 5 | September-October 2008
A review of Final Countdown: NASA and the End of the Space Shuttle Program, by Pat Duggins. Will retiring the space shuttle program give NASA a new lease on life?
To Brian Hayes's surprise, several readers of his recent review of Digital Dice took issue with his conclusions regarding the Monty Hall puzzle
A brief review of David Attenborough's Life in Cold Blood
Storming the Gates of Paradise • Crime Scene Chemistry for the Armchair Sleuth • Banana
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