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Ask The Experts: Scientific American's Virtual Help Desk
Entry ID: 04-virtual_help-Sci_Amer-99

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Summary
Abstract: Ask the Experts is an online virtual library where users can ask any question
of scientific nature. From Biology and Astronomy to Mathematics and Computers,
questions are answered by one or more participating experts in the field.
Answers are often detailed, technical in nature, and thoroughly researched.
Most answers also contain references and links to additional online materials.

Users can search Ask the Experts by topic for previously answered questions.
Within each topic questions/answers vary widely which users can browse to find
pertainent information before submitting a question.

Questions may be edited for clarity. Because of the sizable number of queries
received, we cannot reply to individuals. Rather, the most interesting
exchanges will be posted on this site.
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Description: Scientific American's home page contains links to current and past articles
found in the Scientific American, Explorations, and Archaeology publications.
There are also links to other internal and external sites containing scientific
information.
Service Citation
Originators: Scientific American, Inc.
Title: Ask The Experts
Provider: Scientific American, Inc.
URL: http://www.scientificamerican.com/section.cfm?id=ask-the-experts
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >INTERACTIVE PROGRAMS >WEB-BASED Parameter Definition
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Quality This site is best suited for grades 9 and up, educators,
scientists, and researchers.
Use Constraints Visitors are asked to please include their name, general location, and email
address. Because of the volume of questions, Ask The Experts cannot promise
that all will be answered. The most interesting questions/answers will be
posted on this site. Please note that homework questions and requests for
general information will not be considered.
Ancillary Keywords
Geology
Astronomy
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Service Provider
SCIAM > Scientific American, Inc. Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.sciam.com/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: ASK THE EXPERTS
Phone: 212-754-0550
Email: experts at sciam.com
Contact Address:
Scientific American, Inc.
415 Madison Ave.
City: New York
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10017
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Distribution_Format: HTML
Fees: Free
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 1999-12-09
SERF Last Revision Date: 2011-11-10
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Responsible NASA Official:  Lola Olsen
Last Updated:  April 2014