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The Making of Lunar Explorers

Looking back: How geologists trained astronauts to make the most of the Apollo missions.

Peter Margolin

Life Below and Life 'Out There.'

Microorganisms thriving in extreme cave environments could offer clues about the strange life forms that might live on other planets.

Penelope Boston

Geotimes - August 2000  
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Sustaining the Conversation
A day in the life of a Congressional Science Fellow.

Geophenomena
Searching for magmatic tritium in the Galápagos.

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Cover Image cover.html A caver hangs over the Tinsel Town Maze, an area in Lechuguilla Cave, New Mexico, near the Chandelier Ballroom, a room about 1,000 feet below the surface characterized by hanging gypsum formations.  Photo by Val Hildreth-Werker. departments.html  

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