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Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal (CURJ) : April 2002, vol. 2, no. 1

Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal (CURJ) : April 2002, vol. 2, no. 1. Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal 2 :1 (2002). Issued by: Caltech Student-Faculty Programs. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechCampusPubs:20160831-132652648

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Table of Contents

CHARTING THE INVISIBLE - REFINEMENTS ON THE SHAPE OF DARK MATTER by Lisa Wang - p. 24
An analysis of an innovative encryption technique shows privacy can be protected from the code breaking potential of quantum computers.

Letters

PRESERVING COPYRIGHT'S COMMONS by Wendy Seltzer - p. 6

REVELING IN CONFUSION by Steven E. Koonin - p. 8

Reviews

LOIHI AND THE HAWAIIAN HOT SPOT by Sarah Cooke - p. 10
Growing pains of this infant seamount reveal details of early volcano development.

EXTRACTING LIGHT FROM WATER: SONOLUMINESCENCE by Ryan Gutenkunst - p. 16
Scientists puzzle over water bubbles, acoustically driven to emit trillionth-second light pulses.

Research

SUSTAINING A MICROLITER BIOSPHERE: CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF TERMITE GUT by Nha Nguyen - p. 32
Ionic analysis determines the chemistry of the termite's gut, home to hundreds of cohabiting microbial species.

AMINOALCOHOL SPECTRA: COSMIC FINGERPRINTS OF NASCENT LIFE by Kathryn Dyl - p. 38
New molecular signatures will assist radio astronomers in finding how planets accumulate amino acids.

FACES, OBJECTS TIE IN RACE FOR RECOGNITION by Catherine Chang - p. 48
Picture categorization tests show that humans discern faces no faster than other objects.

Finis

DON'T EAT by Albert Chow - p. 54

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Additional Information:Caltech Undergraduate Research Journal (CURJ) is Caltech's award-winning undergraduate research journal, dedicated to highlighting the accomplishments of the numerous undergraduates conducting research at Caltech during the SURF program and throughout the academic year.
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