Caltech Magazine, Volume 81:1, Spring 2018

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Table of Contents

Branching Out into Language
By Whitney Clavin
Matilde Marcolli is developing mathematical methods to study the roots and branches of linguistic family trees.

Greasy, Hairy, Scuba-Diving Flies
By Lori Dajose
Michael Dickinson's group has solved the mystery of the flies that crawl underwater in Mono Lake without getting wet.

If the Sports Shoe Fits
By Judy Hill
Alumni are stepping into a wide variety of roles in the world of sports, from basketball player to data analyst.

Rocky Worlds
New research reveals the seven planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system are mostly made of rock and could possibly hold water.

10 Insights from LIGO Insiders
Members of the LIGO team reflect on what the project taught them.

The Inside Story
A conversation with Alasdair McDowall, cryo-electron microscopist.

SoCaltech
Four Questions for Christy Salinas • Chen Institute Breaks Ground • Object Lesson: Basic Science • CAST • Women's Soccer• Joe Parker, entomologist, collector• Matthew Orr• Surveying the dynamic universe• Building Community

In the Community • Origins
Rethinking Redistricting. CTLO Celebrates Five Years

In Memoriam
Jerry Pine• J.N. Franklin• Kevin Austin• Joseph Polchinski

Endnotes
What was the most surprising thing you learned at Caltech?

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