Table of Contents

In This Issue

Mechanical Engineering Practice by C. F. Shoop and G. L. Tuve
Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
Male and Female by Margaret Mead
Red Flannels and Green Ice by Arthur Pocock



How Caltech Selects Its Students
Each year 180 freshman are selected for admission to Caltech. Here, the Institute's Dean of Admission tells how—and why—they are chosen.
by L. Winchester Jones

Science in Art: Caricatures of Men of Science
by E. C. Watson

Transportation—A Civic Problem
Everyone concedes the need for a solution to Los Angeles' ornery transportation problem. Then why such bungling and delay? Here are the facts—and the hope for the future.
by Martin Webster '37

Campus News:

The Month at Caltech

The Beaver
by Jim Hendrickson '50

Alumni News


Science in the News