Table of Contents

In this Issue


The Mount Wilson Observatory
Fifty years old this year, the Observatory has made invaluable contributions to man's astronomical knowledge

The American Scientist: 1955
What are his tasks, duties and functions? What does the nation need from him—and what can it expect of him?
by Lee A. DuBridge

Student Life
A look back, a look ahead
by Martin Tangora

Student Elections
Pictorial highlights of an annual campus event

The Month at Caltech

Alumni News