News FocusELECTION 2008

New Institute Shoots for the Moon

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Science  12 Sep 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5895, pp. 1438-1439
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5895.1438b

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The home of the new NASA Lunar Science Institute lacks air conditioning, a conference room, and a working water fountain. But lunar scientists hope to refurbish the shabby surroundings as part of a larger renovation that will set the agenda for a new generation of scientific exploration.