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In This Issue

Acid Fog
by Michael Hoffmann
Low-lying clouds, better known as fog, provide an active environment for acidification of air pollutants, causing phenomena many times more acidic than rain.

Caltech's Vogt
Rochus (Robbie) Vogt, provost and vice president since January 1983, talks about his role as a "hired gun," his education as a physicist, and his vision of Caltech's future.

Cosmic Heist
by Dennis Meredith
Even in the rocket age, balloons have their place. Caltech scientists launch a sensitive, new cosmic ray detector into the upper atmosphere via balloon.


T. S. Eliot, A Study in Character and Style by Ronald Bush

Research in Progress
Nuclear Bumps — Hispanic Politics — Give It a Whirl

Retirements — 1984
Herschel Mitchell — Roger Sperry — Charles Wilts

Marvin L. Goldberger