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Meltdown! The Nuclear Disaster in Japan and Our Energy Future
A Junior Library Guild Selection


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Learn about Dr. Fred's trip to Mars! -- See Dr. Fred's GREAT New Bowtie

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Find updates and hotlinks at the web pages for:

Beyond Jupiter: The Story of Planetary Astronomer Heidi Hammel, including Heidi's list of Frequently Asked Questions about Astronomy

Dr. Fred's Weather Watch with its great list of Weather Links;

Collision Course! Cosmic Impacts and Life on Earth, with its latest news and great list about Near-Earth objects and links to other Cosmic Impact sites, and

Martian Fossils on Earth? with an update page about the continuing research tug-of-war about the question of life on Mars







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