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Bye, Bye Biosphere 2

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Science  19 Dec 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5653, pp. 2053
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5653.2053

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This week Columbia University is pulling out of Biosphere 2, the unique and controversial eco-experiment in the southern Arizona desert, uprooting some 150 scientists and educators who ran its affiliated programs and leaving its fate in the hands of billionaire owner Edward Bass.