Time Magazine Contents Page Vol. 133 No. 19 MAY 8, 1989

Vol. 133 No. 19 MAY 8, 1989

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COVER: The chemists who claim they created fusion in a jar have either revamped physics or made a big mistake

Researchers around the world dropped everything when they heard the startling announcement that the nuclear process at the heart of both the sun and the H- bomb could be duplicated in a test tube. But after more than a month of trying to reproduce the original experiment, most laboratories have nothing to show. -- Fusion fiascoes through the years. See SCIENCE.

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NATION: A brutal gang rape in New York's Central Park stirs fears about a new breed of children...

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