Table of Contents

Random Walk

Coherent Thinking
by Douglas L. Smith
How a fundamental fact of physics led to a Nobel Prize in chemistry.

Chemistry and Physics
by Romy Wylie
A chapter from a new book on Caltech's architecture describes the early labs.

E-Journals: Do-It-Yourself Publishing
by Jane Dietrich
Caltech looks at ways to control its intellectual property and library costs as well.

Did You Feel It?
by Douglas L. Smith
The Hector Mine earthquake goes on line, too.


Obituaries: Fredrik Zachariasen


Faculty File