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Random Walk

Powering the Planet
by Nathan S. Lewis
The world uses more energy than you can imagine. A Caltech chemist looks at the scale of the problem, and offers a glimpse of a solution.

For the Love of Termites
by Elisabeth Nadin
Termite gut microbes fueled the interest of one Caltech scientist, and they may one day help fuel your car.

Look Up, Look Down, Look All Around
by Douglas L. Smith
Self-driving cars? Fewer cell-phone towers? An antenna array on a chip developed by Caltech engineers could make them a reality.


Books: The Volterra Chronicles by Judith R. Goodstein

Obituaries: Homer J. Stewart, Felix Strumwasser, Mildred G. Goldberger

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