NEEP602 Course Notes (Fall 1996)
Resources from Space
NEEP 602 News Flashes!
STRATEGIES FOR MARS: A GUIDE TO HUMAN EXPLORATION - Stoker, C.R., and Emmart, C., 1996, American Astronautical Society Publication, Science and Technology Series, v 86.
Nuclear Power Expands in East Asia - Abelson, P.H., Science, v272, April 26, 1996, p465.
Are Asteroids Flying Piles of Rubble? - Science, v272, April 26, 1996, p485.
Antarctic Environmental Protocol Implementing Legislation Moving in House - Science, v272, April 26, 1996, p473.
Another (the fourth) planet outside the solar system - Science News, v149, April 27, 1996, p267.
PATHFINDER: Back to Mars via a new path
Also see Aviation Week, April 22, 1996
MITSUBISHI SPONSORS LUNA CORP MISSION
see also Aviation Week, April 8, 1996
JUPITER HELIUM TO HYDROGEN RATIO
Galileo data now indicates that the helium to hydrogen ration in the upper Jovian atmosphere is 0.24 or essentially the same as for the sun -NASA Press Release 96-54 (NASANews@luna.osf.hq.nasa.gov )
THE ORIGIN OF COMPLEX CELLS
Complex cells (eukaryotes) evolved from simple cells (prokaryotes) early in life's evolution on Earth. Could it have happened on early Mars? -Scientific American, April 1996.
LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS
New orbiting telescope proposed to search for planets with oxygen orbiting other stars -Scientific American, April 1996.
IMAGES OF HYAKUTAKE
Access NASA's "Night of the Comet" at http://www.comet.arc.nasa.gov/comet/
The Exchange of Impact Ejecta Between Terrestrial Planets - Science, v 271, 8 March 1996, p 1387
Another Comet Coming Up! Comet Hyakutake will be visible in the Northern Hemisphere from NOW!! to mid April-Science News, v 271, 8 March 1996
SPACE NEWS HOME PAGE
http://www.spacenews.com Space News, March 4-10, 1996
Observations of Carbon Monoxide in Comet Hale-Bopp; Science, v. 271, 23 February 1996, p. 1110.
Water Flowed Early in the Solar System; Science News, v. 149, 24 February 1996, p. 117.
Bacteria Under Earth's Polar Ice; Science News, v. 149, 24 February 1996, p. 126.
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