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Beyond 2030: Sustainable Development for the Next Frontier

Fall 2018 Cover
Fall 2018 Issue
Published two times per year, The New York Academy of Sciences Magazine reports on the activities of the Academy and its Members, and features cover stories, profiles and book excerpts that illuminate cutting-edge issues in science and examine challenges facing the global scientific community.

Table of Contents

Cover Story

Leveraging the Principles of Sustainable Development for the Next Frontier

Reported by

Jennifer L. Costley, PhD, Director of Physical Sciences, Sustainability & Engineering, NYAS Staff

Scientists are looking at realistic solutions to the sustainability challenges of human activity in space.

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Space Camp

Reported by

Mandy Carr, NYAS Staff

Meet Audrey Lee, selected for an internship at the Kennedy Space Center.

The “Unglamour” of Space

Reported by

Charles Ward, NYAS Contributor

Examining the intricate realities of sustainable commercial development of space.

Staying Safe and Eating Well, 100 Million Miles from Home

Reported by

Hallie Kapner, NYAS Contributor

Developing sustainable food supplies and maintaining good health for future space missions.

Trashing The Final Frontier

Reported by

Robert Birchard, NYAS Staff

Increased human activity in space has created a very Earth-like problem: how to deal with tons of waste in space.

What To Wear, What To Wear...?

Reported by

Alan Dove, PhD, NYAS Contributor

Fashionistas planning trips to the stars will need a whole new range of wardrobe options.

The Cutting Edge

Reported by

Charles Cooper, NYAS Contributor

The urban planner's ultimate challenge: Building an infrastructure 1,000 miles above Earth.

Mapping Mars Using Aerial Reconnaissance

Reported by

Charles Cooper, NYAS Contributor

Pursuing the viability of heavier-than-air flying vehicles on Mars.

The New York Academy of Sciences Talent Showcase

Reported by

Anni Griswold, NYAS Contributor

Meet the rising stars who are receiving recognition for their ground-breaking research.

Women in STEM: Shattering “Imposter Syndrome”

Reported by

Kari Fischer, PhD, NYAS Staff

Dr. Huda Zoghbi, winner of the Feinstein Institute's 2018 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, reveals how she addresses the challenges facing women in STEM careers.

Academy eBriefings

Summaries of recent eBriefings.

Annals Highlights

Recent and upcoming Annals volumes.

Creating a Sustainable Infrastructure, 1,000 Miles Above Earth

Reported by

Marie Gentile, Executive Editor

A chance to get it right from the start.

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