The Birth and
Death of a Star
Astronomical studies of the life histories of the stars lead to some interesting speculations about our own future.
by Allan Sandage
William C. Miller, photographer for the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, leads a double life. Here's a look at the other one.
Here to Stay
Vitamin studies boomed from 1930 to 1945. The field may be quieter now—but the research is as active as ever.
by Herschel K. Mitchell
Man's evolutionary future—biologically and culturally—is unlimited. Even more important, it lies within man's own power to determine its direction.
by George W. Beadle
The Month at Caltech