May Springer Books

By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2017

Algorithms of Estimation for Nonlinear Systems  by  Rafael Martínez-Guerra, Christopher Diego Cruz-Ancona Coherent Vortex Structures in Fluids and Plasmas  by  Anatoli Tur, Vladimir Yanovsky Collider Physics within the Standard Model, Lecture Notes in Physics, 937  by &nb...


By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2017

EclipseMob ( is a citizen science experiment that’s being organized in connection with the August 21 solar eclipse.  NSF and the Geological Society of America are the sponsors. EclipseMob is a crowdsourced effort to conduct the largest-ever low-frequency radi...

Recently published papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2017

The following papers were recently indexed and published by members of the Physics Department: Title: Evolution of the atomic structure of a supercooled Zr55Cu35Al10 liquid Authors: Zhao, Jingfeng; Tang, Zheng; Kelton, K. F.; Liu, C. T.; Liaw, P. K.; Inoue, A.; Shen, Xiaoping; Pan, Shiyan; Johnso...

Attention Fall Physics course instructors!

By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2017

If there are books or other materials which I need to order for reserve, please notify me as soon as possible. Also if you have selected a new textbook or a new edition, please let me know. I do not receive the information which you send to the bookstore. Thank you!

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Where was that? : Using travel guides to reconstruct LGBTQ history

By Miranda Rectenwald on May 26, 2017

A key challenge as we researched Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis was locating street addresses.  Since many bars and restaurants were well known to locals, our researchers often found only vague references to places, such as “PK’s across the river” or “Betty’s on the south side.”  Few people now, let alo...

Romance Comics: Patterns, Passions, and Problems

By Maddy on May 26, 2017

In a golden era of comics dominated by the superhero and crime genres, the explosion in popularity of a subset surrounding stories of so-called “real-life” love may seem surprising. Nonetheless, romance comics were hugely popular during the post-war and Cold War era from shortly after the genre’s...

Illustrators Legacy Questionnaire

By Skye Lacerte on May 25, 2017

Illustrators, cartoonists, comics creators, and related types of artists: how will your legacy be recorded and preserved? Dr. Jaleen Grove is the DMGHL Postdoctoral Fellow in Popular Print. She researches all facets of illustrators and illustration. As part of her work, she is offering a question...