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Forget Bitcoin. The Blockchain Could Reveal What's True Today and Tomorrow
Story examining Blockchain, the global ledger that securely records transactions for bitcoin digital currency and could help predict future markets, quotes Caltech's Erik Snowberg: "Prices capture information...If you have information that says the price is too low, you buy and the price goes up. If you have information that the price is to high, you sell."
The 400-Year-Old Oak Tree Caltech Was Built around Is Now Dead, but There Is Much to Learn from It
A 400-year-old Engelmann oak tree on Caltech's campus, growing before Spain colonized California, is now dead. The drought, windstorms and a fungus in the soil led to the ancient tree's demise. Arborists will carefully remove and dissect the tree in June, following commencement, and the tree's wood is expected to provide a scientific window into California's climate over the past 400 years. Article quotes John Onderdonk, Caltech's director of sustainability programs.