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Astronomy: The decadal dinner club

As hundreds of US astronomers draft their latest decadal wish list of new projects, Nature took a short-cut by convening a small survey around a dinner table. Eric Hand listens in.

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For the panel's views on data accessibility, career prospects and the rise of chemistry, see the full transcript of the round-table discussion at

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Hand, E. Astronomy: The decadal dinner club. Nature 463, 868–870 (2010).

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