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Summer 2007

Volume 23, Issue 1


How a small animal made it big in research

People have been looking for her ever since she disappeared in 1937, and they’re still not letting up

How a handful of desperate innovators took special effects to new heights in two 1977 movies— Star Wars and Close Encounters

To build a communications satellite, NASA engineers fell back on humanity’s oldest flight technology

How Robert McNamara changed the automobile industry

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