Table of Contents June 2001

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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Want to make a supernova? Astrophysicists are studying the heavens inside a lab
For two centuries these majestic cats have stayed as far from civilization as possible. But recently they seem to be developing a taste for suburban life
The whole country is stuck in traffic. But good science can fix that
The Future According to James Martin
(with a 50% chance of error)
The bodies of many medieval Catholic saints and martyrs have resisted decay for centuries— just the sort of mystery that begs for scientific inquiry


Sick kids show up in the ER every day — but they're rarely this sick.