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New Focus on Cool Planets and Hot Gas in Atlanta

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Science  04 Feb 2000:
Vol. 287, Issue 5454, pp. 796-797
DOI: 10.1126/science.287.5454.796

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ATLANTA-- About 1700 members of the American Astronomical Society preceded the Super Bowl here last month for their 195th national meeting. Astronomers scored big with news about ubiquitous black holes and results from the Chandra X-ray Observatory (Science, 21 January, p. 411), but sessions on the Keck Observatory, planetary disks, and our galaxy's shroud of hot gas also drew notice.

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