Nurturing Trust

By Ron Taylor   In my father’s generation, leaders were expected to give orders and workers were expected to take them. You did what you were told to do or you were fired.

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From the APPEL Director: Lessons from Torino

By Ed Hoffman   Last spring I had the opportunity to visit three project-based organizations in the Piedmont region of Italy.

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In This Issue (<em>ASK</em> 39)

In This Issue (ASK 39)

Don Cohen, Managing Editor   This issue of ASK features two apparently divergent themes. One is the importance of far-reaching innovation.

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Featured Invention: NASA Helps Extend Medicine’s Reach

Featured Invention: NASA Helps Extend Medicine’s Reach

  By Bo Schwerin   Medical technology developed for the space station improves remote diagnostics on Earth.

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ASK Interactive (<em>ASK</em> 39)

ASK Interactive (ASK 39)

NASA in the News   NASA is seeking private and corporate sponsors for the Centennial Challenges, a program of incentive prizes designed for the “citizen inventor” that generates creative solutions to problems of interest to NASA and the nation.

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Redesigning the FUSE Mission

Redesigning the FUSE Mission

By Warren Moos, Dennis McCarthy, and Jeffrey Kruk   The Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) was conceived in the early eighties as a follow-on to the Copernicus mission, launched in the early seventies.

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The Decision

By Harvey Schabes   ‘Twas the night before the night before the night before Christmas, a cold and snowy night.

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