1. Slide Set, “Asteroids and Comets—Solar System Bodies Linking Astronomy and Ecology.” A collection of color slides covering Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History meteorite exhibits and collections, “Age of Reptiles” mural, Great Hall dinosaurs; a Mayan astronomical observatory and cenotes of the Yucatan peninsula. 2. Videotapes: (a) ABC News, Nightline with Ted Koppel. 1996. Program of August 7, 1996. (b) Connecticut Public Television, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer. 1996. Program of August 8, 1996. (c) NOVA Videocassette, “The Doomsday Asteroid”, 1994. “Join the hunt to scan the skies and earth for evidence that giant rocks from outer space have struck before and will strike again.” WGBH Video, P.O. Box 2284, Dept 9030, South Burlington, VT 05407-2284 Telephone: 800-255-9424 Ext. 9030 or 802-862-8881 Ext. 9030. FACSIMILE: 802-864-9846 Dept. 9030. $19.95 + shipping/handling. 3. Current Events Folder. A collection of recent
articles on asteroids, comets, meteorites, and related subjects having to do with astroecology or biogeoplanetology. Also, a set of
New York Times
Christian Science Monitor
New Haven Register
articles reporting on the latest discoveries in this field. At present count, 20 newspaper articles are in the folder, many of them from early August 1996. Folder contains useful Web addresses.
Acknowledgements: Sincere thanks to seminar leader Sabatino Sofia and to the members of the seminar for all help provided.