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Volume 96 | Number 5 | September-October 2008


The Rise and Fall of the Space Shuttle

Roger A. Pielke, Jr.

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?

Monty Hall Redux

Brian Hayes

To Brian Hayes's surprise, several readers of his recent review of Digital Dice took issue with his conclusions regarding the Monty Hall puzzle

Evolutionary Pioneers

Flora Taylor

A brief review of David Attenborough's Life in Cold Blood

Short takes on three books

Anna Lena Phillips, Emily Buehler, Fenella Saunders

Storming the Gates of Paradise • Crime Scene Chemistry for the Armchair Sleuth • Banana


Total Records : 14


 

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