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Lowe, Jonathan.  "Mirror, Mirror." Sky and Telescope 114. (December 2007): 22.
Lowe, Jonathan.  "Next Light: Tomorrow's Monster Telescopes." Sky and Telescope 115. (April 2008): 20.

Seager, Sara.  "Alien Earths from A to Z."  Sky and Telescope 115 (Jan 2008): 22.

Robertson, Donald.  "Parched Planet." Sky and Telescope 114. (April 2008): 26.

Lin, Douglas N.C.  "The Genesis of Planets." Scientific American 298 (May 2008): 50.  

Beatty, J. Kelly.  "Reunion with Mercury." Sky and Telescope 115. (May 2008): 24.


Gasperini, Lucas, Enrico Bonatti and Guiseppe Longo.  "The Tunguska Mystery." Scientific American 298 (June 2008): 80.  

Beatty, J. Kelly.  "Celebrating Cassini." Sky and Telescope 114. (December 2007): 30.

Littmann, Mark.  "From Chaos to the Kuiper Belt." Sky and Telescope 114. (September 2007): 22.

Littmann, Mark.  "Dark Beasts of the Trans-Neptunian Zoo." Sky and Telescope 114. (November 2007): 26.

Odenwald, Sten, and James L. Green.  "Bracing for a Solar Storm." Scientific American 299 (August 2008): 80.

Naeye, Robert.  "The Hunt for the Missing Dwarf Galaxies." Sky and Telescope 114. (October 2007): 20.

Hinshaw, Gary and Robert Naeye.  "Decoding the Oldest Light in the Universe." Sky and Telescope 115. (May 2008): 18.


"Very Special Relativity: An illustrated Guide" by Sander Bais