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Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium: An Overview


Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium

An Overview (2001)

The report of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Survey Committee (AASC), Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium, contains recommendations in priority order for new initiatives to realize the science goals of the field. It is the most recent in a series of surveys that are carried out once every ten years.

In preparing the New Millennium report, the AASC made use of a series of panel reports that address various aspects of ground- and space-based astronomy and astrophysics. These reports provide in-depth technical detail.

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National Research Council. 2001. Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium: An Overview. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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