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Engineering and Science, Volume 47:4, March 1984

Engineering and Science, Volume 47:4, March 1984. [Journal Issue] http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechES:47.4.0

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Table of Contents

In This Issue

Science and Social Science
by Lewis Thomas
The human species has, through language, survived and thrived as the most social of earth's creatures but now witlessly threatens its own existence by meddling in the planet's interdependent workings.

Spaced-Out Cells
by Elias Lazarides
New laboratory techniques for peering inside cells have illuminated their highly organized structure and may provide insights into various human diseases.

Cosmic Cubism
Collaboration between computer science and physics has produced a concurrent supercomputer capable of solving vast calculation problems.

Is the Population Bomb Still Ticking?
by Alan R. Sweezy
Recent research on demographic history indicates that birth rate decline is not necessarily the result of economic development, and therefore there is reason for optimism about family planning programs.

Departments

Research in Progress
China's Fault — Fake Coal

Random Walk
Millikan Museum — Like It Is — Watson Lectures

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