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Snapshots From the Meeting

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Science  24 Sep 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5692, pp. 1899
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5692.1899b

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA-- The energetic universe jazzed 440 scientists here from 7 to 11 September at the American Astronomical Society's High Energy Astrophysics Division meeting. Snapshots from the meeting include the first glimpse of a blob of matter spiraling toward a giant black hole, a neutrino search that has come up empty, and pulsars that swarm around the black hole at the core of the Milky Way.