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The Secret Life of Neutrinos
by Douglas L. Smith
A Caltech-led collaboration chases these ghostly particles, whose behavior may one day stand the worlds of cosmology and theoretical physics on their heads.

The Demise of California's Public Schools Reconsidered
by D. Roderick Kiewiet
Everybody knows that the taxpayer revolt embodied in Proposition 13 killed California's public-school system, once the nation's best. Or did it?

Jonathan Miller Reflects
The Michelin Distinguished Visiting Lecturer talks about the road from neurology to theater and why he followed it.

Obituaries: Terry Cole

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