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Institutional Change and American Economic Growth by Lance E. Davis and Douglass C. North
Unions, Parties, and Political Development: A Study of Mineworkers in Zambia by Robert H. Bates
The Search for Meaning: Philosophical Vistas by Alfred Stern


Computers That Put the Power Where It Belongs
by Carver Mead

Mars: Science Fiction to Science
by Bruce Murray

Is There Life on Earth?
If the inhabitants of Mars set out to do preliminary exploration of Earth, what would they have to do to detect life here?
by Carl Sagan

Culbertson Gives Ground

Research Notes
Piping Up the Shock Waves
Seismograph Stations Travel
EQL Issues a Warning
The Biology of Cancer
Experiments for a New Accelerator

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