The Decade of Discovery in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Preface (John Bahcall)
Introductory Statement (Frank Press, NAS/NRC)
National Academy Press (to order)
Prioritizing Science: A Story of the Decade Survey for the 1990s This article summarizes the process by which astronomers and astrophysicists reached a consensus view as to what are the highest priority scientific projects for the decade of the 1990s. I also review the remarkable success of these recommendations.

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