Table of Contents

In This Issue

Modern Science and the Nature of Life by William S. Beck
The Dawn of Life by J. H. Rush


Science and the National Welfare
Our survival depends on our ability to act decisively—and now.
by H. Rowan Gaither

The Coldest Spot in the World
It's in a vacuum tube in the low-temperature physics laboratory.
by Jane Werner Watson

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