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The Transit of Venus

When Venus crosses the face of the sun this June, scientists will celebrate one of the greatest stories in the history of astronomy

By Steven J. Dick

Retooling the Global Positioning System

From hikers navigating with handheld locators to pilots landing in zero-visibility conditions, the Global Positioning System now serves more than 30 million users. See what's coming next

By Per Enge

Freud Returns

Neuroscientists are finding that their biological descriptions of the brain may fit together best when integrated by psychological theories Freud sketched a century ago

By Mark Solms

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