What's Lost When a Meeting Goes Virtual

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Science  04 Oct 2013:
Vol. 342, Issue 6154, pp. 75
DOI: 10.1126/science.342.6154.75

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Budget pressures persuaded NASA officials to make the annual Lunar Science Forum a virtual affair. For participants, the physical challenge of sitting at one's computer for hours on end, as well as day jobs competing for attention, diminished the experience.