Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 12:03:12 -0700 (MST)
Subject: DPS Mailing #01-08: "What is a planet?", Education Workshop, Herbert Zook

Greetings, DPS Members-
       |1) "What is a planet?" dEbate in Science Magazine       |
       |2) Education Workshop, 14-17 May, Boulder, Colorado     |
       |3) HERBERT ZOOK (1932-2001)                             |


Science Magazine invites members of DPS to comment on a dEbate on the
question, "what is a planet?" The dEbate is freely available for viewing
and comment on Science Magazine's homepage ( under the
special "What is a Planet?" button or from the dEbate button, or go directly via 
Linda Rowan, Senior Editor, Science


Education Workshop for Scientists, Engineers, and EPO Managers
14 - 17 May 2001  (Monday - Thursday)
Boulder, Colorado

Application deadline: 2 April 2001
To apply, for more information on deadlines, registration fees, 
accommodations, and program highlights, please go to:


HERBERT ZOOK (1932-2001)

Herbert Zook, Affiliate member of the DPS and well known expert on
interplanetary dust, died in his sleep on March 14, 2001, in Houston,
Texas.  Services will be private.  Condolences can be sent to Herb's widow,
Bernice Zook, at 1703 Bowline Road, Houston, TX 77062.


                      Nick Schneider, on behalf of the DPS Committee
                      (submissions to Al Harris: