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Science  13 Jul 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5528, pp. 196
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5528.196

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CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS-- With its formidable staff of 240 scientists, a bevy of cutting-edge instruments, and a long-standing partnership with one of the world's great universities, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is one of the Smithsonian's--and one of the world's--premier research facilities. But the 111-year-old center is embroiled in a quiet institutional crisis.