Table of Contents October 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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Are we in danger of being erased from the universe? Here we look at the factors that could doom humanity: natural disasters, human-triggered cataclysms, willful self-destruction, and greater forces directed against us.
that could win blue ribbons in twenty years if we don't watch out
And then there were none.


Mr. Post's escalating fever after a monthlong trip into the bush was not a good sign


Whither the biggest iceberg in recorded history?
Why everyone in the NBA ought to be using a granny shot from the foul line
What's beyond silicon and fiber optics? Would you believe microprocessors with living brain tissue?
There will still be a Super Bowl.