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Following the Martian coastline: without on-site observations it is impossible to declare the past existence of a Martian ocean, yet a novel approach provides more evidence of ancient coastlines on Mars.
September 1, 2005 ... It seems scientists and laypeople alike have wondered for quite a long time whether or not water exists on Mars. Italian astronomer Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli made the bold and widely popularized claim in 1877 that he had discovered water...

Steps and missteps toward an emerging profession: as much a need for the science community as for the nation, the astronomy education and public outreach profession is [finally] coming into existence.
September 1, 2005 ... Every few years, the National Science Board issues a snapshot of the state of science in the U. S. called Science and Engineering Indicators. The most recent (2004) volume makes for fascinating reading for those who enjoy nationwide...

The ASP website.(News and information for Society members)
September 1, 2005 ... The ASP's website, at, is the best and most up-to-date location for news and information about your Society. Learn about new products available through the AstroShop, see what new volumes are available in the Society's...

New in Astronomy Education Review.(works of note)
September 1, 2005 ... The electronic journal/magazine Astronomy Education Review, edited and supervised by professional astronomers actively involved in astronomy and space-science education, is located at and is available at no charge. ...

Venus and Mars dominate fall evenings, vying for attention on opposite sides of the sky.(sky events)
September 1, 2005 ... The evening sky puts on its best show of the year this autumn. Shortly after sunset, look to the southwest for Venus. The brilliant planet gleams brighter than any other point of light in the sky, so you won't have any problem identifying it....