Table of Contents

In This Issue

The Boat That Almost Was
by Francis H. Clauser
An aeronautics expert brings science to sailing in the America's Cup race.

The Rocket Pioneers
by Frank J. Malina
An eyewitness account of the birth of the rocket age in the Arroyo Seco 50 years ago.

Entrepreneurship in Advanced Technology
by William J. Perry
An industrialist expresses optimism about the sources of leadership and financing in the continuing computer revolution.

The Past Recaptured
Caltech's Archives, established 18 years ago, has become almost too successful in preserving the Institute's history.


Research in Progress
Smog — in Bags and Balances
One Genome, Fully Deciphered