Table of Contents

The Nature of the Universe by Fred Hoyle
Cosmic Rays by Louis Leprince-Ringuet
The Return of Christopher by Margaret Echard
Geography in the Twentieth Century edited by Griffith Taylor


The Prospect Before Us
History repeats itself—and right now history is in one of those cycles which had always before led to great wars. It is out job—and our responsibility to defeat this analogy of history.
by Thomas K. Finletter, Secretary of the Air Force

Science in Art
by E. C. Watson
Illustrations from Marcus Marci's De Proportione Motus

Who's Who in Academic Gown
Some notes on the origin and purpose of the Commencement cap and gown—or how to tell what's going by in an academic procession.
by Ali Biilent Cambel

Campus News:

The Month at Caltech

The Beaver
Some notes on student life
by Bob Madden '51

Alumni News