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Random Walk

Quark Tale
by Douglas L. Smith
H. David Politzer shares the Nobel Prize in physics for his mathematical description of the strong nuclear force that holds quarks together.

What Do babies Know About Language?
by Fiona Cowie
Is language innate, or do we learn it?

Godfather of the Hybrid
Victor Wouk, PhD '42, fitted a low-emission, gasoline/electric motor into a Buick Skylark in the early '70s. It worked fine, but the EPA wasn't interested.

A Bridge Not Attacked
by Harold Johnston
Caltech's role in chemical-warfare research during World War II.


Obituaries: James A. Westphal

Faculty File