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All Articles for Magazine issue 1982 (Volume 13, No. 6)
Year (Volume & No.)TitleAbstractAuthorDownload
1982 (Volume 13, No. 6)Computer Graphics: A Palette for ComputersComputer-generated imagery is reaching a level of sophistication that promises to challenge the most discerning eye. The power of available computers may be a limiting factor. Computer-aided design.Allen HammondPDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 6)Free-electron Lasers: Lifting the Limits of Laser FrequenciesThe free-electron laser offers a feature not available with conventional lasers: tunability across the visible spectrum. A laser primer. The free-electron concept. Lasing at x-ray frequencies.Kendrick FrazierPDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 6)Gene Expression: The Regulation of Gene ExpressionThe triggers that turn genes on or off appear to involve movement, relative position, chemical modification, and nearby proteins.William CheckPDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 6)Language Acquisition: Under Babel's TowerHow children acquire language is a riddle for developmental linguists and the subject of debate among them. The acquisition process may be universal.Lee EdsonPDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 6)Plasma Reconnection: Merging Magnetic FieldsIn their swirling dance, magnetic fields of the earth and sun sometimes blend, or reconnect. Laboratory simulation of the action is being called an experimental tour de force. Reconnection and magnetic monopoles.Margaret SilbarPDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 6)Stormscale Weather: Storms on a Deadly ScaleMesoscale, or stormscale, weather systems are the ones that do the most damage. Predicting them has been beyond reach.Kendrick FrazierPDF


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