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18 Fossil Hunting in Antarctica
A team of paleontologists explored the barren Antarctic to look for fossils of marsupials that once traveled through the continent, but instead found another fossil surprise.
James E. Martin and Judd A. Case
22 Passion for Paleo: Amateur
Collecting fossils is a hobby beloved by people of all ages and backgrounds and one that has boomed into big business at shows and on the Internet.
Lisa M. Pinsker
28 Twenty-five Years of
Mass Extinctions and Impacts
The causes of major extinction events throughout geologic history are more complicated than simple asteroid collisions.
Spencer G. Lucas
Frontiers of Paleontology
From genetically charting ancient creatures to creating vast cyber-databases many challenges and new lines of exploration lie ahead for a field scientists recently thought was in decline.
Warren D. Allmon
8 NEWS NOTES
17 POLITICAL SCENE
44 ENERGY & RESOURCES
68 GEOLOGIC COLUMN