Copyright © 2004 American Chemical Society
 

June 21, 2004 Issue

Volume 82, Issue 25
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June 21, 2004 Issue, Vol. 82 | Iss. 25
After decades of promise, solar energy science and production is on an upswing, but how far can solar go to solve the world’s energy ills?
By JEFF JOHNSON, C&EN WASHINGTON
(pp. 25-28)
Features
Science & Technology
X-ray scattering, data analysis method lead to ultrafast imaging of electrons 
Science & Technology
C&EN catches up with seven professors we profiled at the start of their careers in 2000 (pp. 36-40)
Back Issues
 

Cover Story: POWER FROM THE SUN

PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS: POWER AT A PRICE
Use of solar cells, common in space missions, is taking off as science brings price down to Earth
(pp. 29-32)
 

News of the Week

ELECTRON MOVIES IN ATTOSECONDS

X-ray scattering, data analysis method lead to ultrafast imaging of electrons
(p.5)

CICERONE UP FOR NAS PRESIDENT

UC Irvine chancellor is slated to replace Bruce Alberts
(p.6)

RHODIA TO SELL PHOSPHATES UNIT

Deal is big step in French company’s debt reduction program
(p.6)

MARINE ALKALOID TOTAL SYNTHESIS

Norzoanthamine shows promise for treating osteoporosis
(p.7)
 

Departments

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Government & Policy

Food additives critics demand changes in the law governing supplements
(pp. 21-23)
After decades of promise, solar energy science and production is on an upswing, but how far can solar go to solve the world’s energy ills?
(pp. 25-28)

Science & Technology

NEW AND NOTABLE IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
(p.44)
C&EN catches up with seven professors we profiled at the start of their careers in 2000
(pp. 36-40)
Recent results challenge assumption that humans inherit this DNA solely from the mother
(pp. 41-42)
Use of solar cells, common in space missions, is taking off as science brings price down to Earth
(pp. 29-32)
No-calorie sugar substitutes provide options for enjoying the sweet life
(p.43)

Letters

Letters(p.2)
  1. Adjunct professor woes
  2. Putting pop fiction to good use
  3. Legitimate objections to GM
  4. All Letters
  5. All Safety Letters