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A special issue of Progress of Theoretical Physics is devoted to a broad consideration of a classic and still fascinating problem. Research Institute for Fundamental Physics and The Physical Society of Japan, “Origin of the solar system,” Progress of Theoretical Physics (Supplement), 96, 1-3 19, 1988. (Kyoto University, Japan)

" This year’s Henry Norris Russell Lecture reviews a subject of perennial interest, extremely relevant to the preceding selection, in which there has been dramatic progress recently.

F.L. Whipple, “Comets in the space age,” Astrophysical Journal, 341, 1-15, 1 June 1989 (Part 1). (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Washington, D.C.)

" Traditionally, particle accelerators have been based on the principle of passing the particles to be accelerated through cleverly arranged electric and magnetic fields. This technique is intrinsically limited to charged particles. Recently, there has been considerable...

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