Posted on November 3, 1999 has announced that it has acquired, a website devoted to space and science news. founder and editor Robert Roy Britt joins as senior science writer while continuing to edit

" is an excellent source for in-depth space and science news and has built a dedicated following since its launch," said Lou Dobbs, Chairman and CEO of "It's a natural fit for to join forces with as we continue to provide our users with the most comprehensive and most exciting space coverage possible."

Under the terms of the agreement, will feature explorezone's reports on the latest space and science news and discoveries and will publish Wil Milan's Universe, a monthly astronomy column.

"I created with one goal in mind: to provide clear-cut, up-to-the-minute information on space, Earth and weather science," said Robert Roy Britt, Founder of "Lou is assembling the talent to make sure that space exploration and discovery gets the best coverage. That's an adventure I wanted to be part of."
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