The Lindhurst Laboratory for Experimental Geophysics is hosted in Caltech's Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and is dedicated to investigating geophysical, geochemical, and planetary problems using shock wave methods. On this site you will find information about the capabilities and history of the lab and the people who have worked there. In this photo, former Caltech undergraduate student Brian Wang, is servicing the 27 mm light gas gun. This picture appeared in the August 30, 1999 issue of the U.S. News & World Report article that declared Caltech the best U.S. university for undergraduates.