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Science  02 Jan 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5654, pp. 41-42
DOI: 10.1126/science.1091923

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Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica A Personal Account. by William A. Cassidy. Cambridge University Press, New York, 2003. 363 pp. $25, £19.95. ISBN 0-521-25872-3.

Cassidy offers a firsthand account of his 15 years of work collecting meteorites in the Antarctic and of the contributions Antarctic meteorites have made (and may yet make) to our understanding of the Moon, Mars, and the asteroids.