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The Sun to the Earth -- and Beyond: A Decadal Research Strategy in Solar and Space Physics

The sun is the source of energy for life on earth and is the strongest modulator of the human physical environment. In fact, the Sunís influence extends throughout the solar system, both through photons, which provide heat, light, and ...

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Neutrinos and Beyond:New Windows on Nature

The President's FY 2003 Budget Request for the National Science Foundation (NSF) under the Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction Account called for a National Research Council (NRC) review of the scientific merits of IceCube and other proposed U.S. neutrino ...

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Life in the Universe:An Assessment of U.S. and International Programs in Astrobiology

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Frontiers in High Energy Density Physics:The X-Games of Contemporary Science

Recent scientific and technical advances have made it possible to create matter in the laboratory under conditions relevant to astrophysical systems such as supernovae and black holes. These advances will also benefit inertial confinement fusion research and the nationís ...

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Connecting Quarks with the Cosmos:Eleven Science Questions for the New Century

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The Sun to the Earth -- and Beyond:A Decadal Research Strategy in Solar and Space Physics -- Executive Summary

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Storms from the Sun: The Emerging Science of Space Weather

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Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium:Panel Reports

In preparing the report, Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millenium , the AASC made use of a series of panel reports that address various aspects of ground- and space-based astronomy and astrophysics. These reports provide in-depth technical detail.

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Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium: An Overview

The report of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Survey Committee (AASC), Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium, contains recommendations in priority order for new initiatives to realize the science goals of the field. It is the most recent ...

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U.S. Astronomy and Astrophysics: Managing an Integrated Program

In its fiscal year 2002 budget summary document the Bush administration expressed concern-based in part on the findings and conclusions of two National Research Council studies-about recent trends in the federal funding of astronomy and astrophysics research. The President's budget ...

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