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All Articles for Magazine issue 1981 (Volume 12, No. 3)
Year (Volume & No.)TitleAbstractAuthorDownload
1981 (Volume 12, No. 3)Ancient Sun: The Sun's Back PagesThe sun, billions of years old, inscribed a history of its younger days in lunar, meteoritic, and deep-ocean rocks.Kendrick FrazierPDF
1981 (Volume 12, No. 3)Brain Mapping: Seeing the Brain At WorkPositron emission tomography, a system that relies on particle-antiparticicle annihilation, is becoming a powerful tool in mapping human brain function.David ZimmermanPDF
1981 (Volume 12, No. 3)Microfabrication: Room At the BottomAcademic and industrial scientists continue to press the limits of microfabrication, the realm of extremely small dimensions.William CromiePDF
1981 (Volume 12, No. 3)Monopoles: Magnetic MonopoleThe notion of a magnet with only one pole is difficult to imagine, but physicists say it ought to exist.George AlexanderPDF
1981 (Volume 12, No. 3)Neuropeptides: The Neuropeptide ExplosionThe discovery of molecules that mediate brain activity is revolutionizing neurochemistry.Edward EdelsonPDF


 

 
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