Table of Contents November 2000

Discover Magazine's mission is to enable readers to lead richer lives by explaining and expanding their universe.  Each month we bring you in depth information and analysis from various topics ranging from technology and space to the living world we live in.
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Because, says Britain's Astronomer Royal, you happen to be in the right universe
As we step up the drug battle against AIDS, a new threat lies waiting for us in armadillos and monkeys.
Hang tough, surfers: Here come adventures unimagined, dangers undreamed of, and a towering wave of chaos to test your nerve
The presidential election highlights an ugly truth about American politics: The most popular candidates often don't get elected.
You won't believe what the engineers at Zeppelin are building these days


Sometimes when a seizure hits, even the doctor doesn't know whether it's real


A protein in the brain helps us recognize faces.
Expensive and delectable, truffles are one crop modern agriculture can't tame
Motorists' prayers for decent radio will soon be answered—from outer space