Table of Contents


In this Issue

The Place of Technology in Civilization
"Technology controls civilization . . . the details and variations in social organizations are relatively unimportant . . ."
by Fred Hoyle

Fertility and Floods
Caltech and the U. S. Forest Service cooperate on a research program to reduce mountain erosion and flood dangers

Industry's Stake in Scientific Research
Whether a company is still in existence and making a profit 10 or 20 years from now is more likely to be determined by what happens in the laboratory than in the accounting office, in the sales office, or even in Congress or the White House
by Lee A. DuBridge

The Bateman Project
An international team of mathematicians produces a monumental work

The Month at Caltech

Some Notes on Student Life
by Bill Barlow

Alumni News