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destination: galapagos islands
from mir to mars
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Welcome to Cool Science, a scientific playground! Get ready for science explorations, challenges and contests! Put on your cyber lab coat and experiment with these exciting activities:
  • Check out the Science Thing, a brain-tingling interactive activity.

  • Come on a cyber field trip to the "enchanted islands" in Destination: Galapagos Islands.

  • Experience a webcast with Alan Alda (on Earth) and NASA astronaut Andy Thomas (on the Mir Space Station) in From Mir to Mars.

  • What do you want to be when you grow up? You could make a living peering into volcanoes or swimming with sea turtles if you choose one of our Cool Careers in Science.


Scientific American Frontiers
Fall 1990 to Spring 2000
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