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The great scare 2012. Nov 1, 2009 2068
Voice in the wilderness: four decades ago, humans glimpsed their first view of a whole Earth. Dec 1, 2008 910
Astronomical wonders: antiquity's greatest monuments had more than a bit of celestial significance. Nov 1, 2008 1099
Space opera: the cosmos has lots of room to be melodramatic. Oct 1, 2008 919
Labor day: a starry sign indicated when it was time to put some effort into making dates. Sep 1, 2008 908
Dinner date: it's a celestial smorgasbord during eclipses. Aug 1, 2008 827
Getting the picture: NASA turns 50 this month. It has quite the anniversary photo album. Jul 1, 2008 912
Weathering the stars: ancient astronomers tuned into the Pleiades for a seasonal forecast. Jun 1, 2008 910
Theatrical lighting: solar alignments illuminate ancient culture. May 1, 2008 897
Backpack to the future: strap on your rocket belts and let's go for an anniversary spin. Apr 1, 2008 903
A day at the races: Helios's chariot laps the Moon daily. Mar 1, 2008 987
Priming the Meridian: drawing lines in the land for science, prestige, and insight. Jan 1, 2008 883
The four season: long ago, we were fine with just a three-termed year. Dec 1, 2007 1018
Going like sixty: going down for the count, Mesopotamian style. Nov 1, 2007 1168
Down to earth: do the enigmatic Nazca Lines point to the stars? Oct 1, 2007 1061
Green cheese: the Moon is no diary product. Sep 1, 2007 1068
Diamond in the sky: the celestial vault is also a treasure chest. Aug 1, 2007 1082
Altaring direction: that smoke you smell may be embers in the celestial fireplace. Jul 1, 2007 1144
Public astronomy: some celestial happenings make the crowd go wild. Jun 1, 2007 1144
Designated driver: racers have long been held in high regard. May 1, 2007 1251
Private astronomy: patterns in the stars remain a playground for fertile imaginations. Apr 1, 2007 955
Minor league: four faint constellations have crackerjack histories. Mar 1, 2007 1299
Preparation for landing: the surface of the Moon had to be carefully examined before anyone was allowed to visit. Feb 1, 2007 1099
Heavenly reward: astronomers learned long ago that they could earn a living by promising people the stars. Jan 1, 2007 1092
Raising hell: what the heck is the deal with Pluto being out in the cold? Dec 1, 2006 1113
The transit business: Mercury's fleet feet take it across the Sun on November 8th. Nov 1, 2006 1338
Moving mountains: the Southern Hemisphere is where Earth and sky truly come together. Oct 1, 2006 1120
Lost in space: where's the Pleiades' sister number seven? She ain't misbehavin'--she's just missing. Sep 1, 2006 1129
Kidnapped: Ganymede's abduction led to a life of divine servitude, not as an alien's lab rat. Aug 1, 2006 1126
Second place: Heinrich Olbers's runner-up asteroids shook up the solar system. Jul 1, 2006 1112
Hanging by a thread: racing to the first spacewalk Soviet and American astronauts were kept on a short leash. Jun 1, 2006 1069
Antagonized by poets: astronomers are crossed out when the poetic pen glides toward the stars. May 1, 2006 1074
Fooled by the moon: the moon sometimes makes us think it's closer than it is in reality. Apr 1, 2006 1149
The bowl of night: reciprocals of the sky have their cups full. Mar 1, 2006 1089
Gold dust: one man's dust is another man's gold. Feb 1, 2006 1097
Fluid Drive: like liquid perfection, an ancient art of timekeeping flows into high gear. Jan 1, 2006 1046
Buttermilk sky: cosmic beginnings can be as smooth as butter. Dec 1, 2005 1218
Skin deep: tattoos have left a permanent mark on astronomical history. Nov 1, 2005 1077
On the air: radio astronomy has a very large array of champions. Oct 1, 2005 1035
Generation gap: the patriarchal succession of the Greek gods is complete with the naming of the planet Uranus. Sep 1, 2005 1115
Hole in one: Eagle Crater is a tough hole to sink, but NASA managed to drop Opportunity straight into the cup. Aug 1, 2005 1074
Great expectations: from canals to craters, picturing the Martian landscape has never been cut and dry. Jul 1, 2005 1136
Complete set: patience wearing thin for getting close-up pictures of all the planets. Jun 1, 2005 1126
Outsourcing the light: stellar luminosity was once thought to originate from behind the celestial sphere. May 1, 2005 1017
Sky hybrid: plantability, playability, and totality: crossbreeds improve them all. Apr 1, 2005 1128
Bear watching: circumpolar stars never stray far, thanks to their celestial herder. Mar 1, 2005 1315
Celestial sisters. Mar 1, 2005 779
Inner glow. Dec 1, 2004 1083
Bottled messages. Nov 1, 2004 1174
Doctoring the stars. Oct 1, 2004 1363
Bearing the load. Sep 1, 2004 1125
Crash landing. Jul 1, 2004 1154
Showgirl. Jun 1, 2004 1112
Looking up to the gold standard. May 1, 2004 1406
Riding with the king: Charlemagne was a serious amateur astronomer. Apr 1, 2004 1103
Current astronomy: go with the flow and take a dip in the celestial river. Feb 1, 2004 1114
Baked to perfection. Jan 1, 2004 1061
Celestial cetacean. Oct 1, 2003 1431
Balancing act. Sep 1, 2003 1456
Woman Drivers. Jun 1, 2003 1476
Sky writing. May 1, 2003 1476
Hands-on. Apr 1, 2003 1448
The final unicorn. Mar 1, 2003 1367
Pattern Recognition. Feb 1, 2003 1500
Shelter from the Storm. Oct 1, 2002 1483
Behind the curve. Sep 1, 2002 1461
The winds encompassed. Mar 1, 2002 1473
Hunting the hare. Feb 1, 2002 1457
Celestial sweets. Jan 1, 2002 1485
Missing Mars. Dec 1, 2001 1441
Astronomical Babel. Nov 1, 2001 1481
Unlimited ceiling. Oct 1, 2001 1478
Europing the bull. Sep 1, 2001 1466
Hollywood star. Aug 1, 2001 1418
Horse sense. Jul 1, 2001 1444
Celestial awe and alignments in 2001. Jun 1, 2001 1464
Dropping in. Biography May 1, 2001 1443
With a bird's-eye view. Apr 1, 2001 1492
The Sphinx Blinks. Mar 1, 2001 1441
Fire bird. Feb 1, 2001 1409
Calendar Worlds. Jan 1, 2001 1408
Hard rain: could a constellation symbolic of precipitation play host to occasional storms of meteors? Nov 1, 2000 1394
Flood control: the tale of Piscis Austrinus is quite a fish story. Oct 1, 2000 1467
Clean Sweep: The galaxy is so untidy. There are gas, dust, and asteroids strewn everywhere. May 1, 2000 1461
Lost Worlds: Did ancient cultures know about Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto? No. This concept is just a modern misinterpretation of their beliefs. Apr 1, 2000 1384
Bear Country: Traditional star lore makes a bear grotto out of the northern sky. May 1, 1999 1436
Blaming the Moon: Our natural satellite invokes large-scale aquatic animal attractions. Apr 1, 1999 1377
Igniting the hearth. Feb 1, 1999 1470
The stellar ties that bind.... Jan 1, 1999 1354
Starry fish in the firmament. Dec 1, 1998 1457
Celestial kings. Nov 1, 1998 1410
Pioneer spirit. Oct 1, 1998 1347
Moonlit highways. Sep 1, 1998 846
Women at risk. Aug 1, 1998 1351
Stars of the First People: Native American Star Myths and Constellations. Book Review Jul 1, 1998 774
America's national bird. Jul 1, 1998 1278
Home fires burning. Jun 1, 1998 1383
Hair-raising tale. May 1, 1998 1305
Barking in the dark. Apr 1, 1998 1323
Beyond pale. Mar 1, 1998 1469

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