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All Articles for Magazine issue 1982 (Volume 13, No. 1)
Year (Volume & No.)TitleAbstractAuthorDownload
1982 (Volume 13, No. 1)Flexible Gender: The Gender ChangersMany lower-order plants and animals are hermaphroditic. The evolutionary and environmental conditions that trigger sexual elasticity are becoming clear.Ben PatruskyPDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 1)Nitrous Oxide: The Problem of Nitrous OxideThe increase of nitrous oxide in the atmosphere threatens the earth's protective ozone layer. The challenge is to find where it arises and how it can be controlled.Sam IkerPDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 1)Paleolimnology: Beneath the African LakesThe ancient lakes of eastern Africa, among the oldest and deepest in the world, contain a record millions of years old-and more than trace of oil.William CromiePDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 1)Shrinking Sun: The Shrinking SunAstronomers searching two centuries of historical records have found evidence that the sun's diameter is changing. The rate of change remains a controversy.Diane JohnsonPDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 1)Vlsi Technology: Faster Switches, Smaller Wires, Larger ChipsVery large scale integrated (VLSI) circuit technology is revolutionizing the design of computer microcircuits. Some of the mystery is coming out of the process.Mort LaBrecquePDF


 

 
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