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April 2008

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Inside a Keck telescope dome

Homing In On Black Holes

To gain insight into the most mysterious objects in the universe, astronomers shine a light at the chaotic core of our Milky Way

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Inside Cape Town

Tourists are flocking to the city, but a former resident explains how the legacy of apartheid lingers

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Larger than Life

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To Catch a Thief

Pay Dirt in Montana

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The Sodfather

Tips from the Top

Departments

Indelible Images

Comrades and Arms

When Fidel Castro asked for a show of hands in support of his new policies, an American journalist captured the response

My Kind of Town

Urbane Renewal

Presence of Mind

"Those Aren't Rumors"

From the Editor

Into the Void

Letters

Letters

Wild Things

Wild Things

This Month in History

April Anniversaries

Points of Interest

Points of Interest

From the Castle

From the Castle

Around the Mall

Buried Treasure

Around the Mall

Making History

The Object at Hand

Spirals of History

Q&A

James Luna

Around the Mall

Jukebox

What's Up

What's Up

The Last Page

Mind Games