LPSC Spring Meeting Departmental Presentations 2018

By cpmcleod on April 30, 2018

The 49th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference was held on March 19-23, 2018 in The Woodlands, Texas. Below is a full schedule of the oral and poster presentations: Oral Presentations Oral Presentations Monday, March 19, 2018 11:15 am Waterway Ballroom 4 Session M102 New High-Precision Potassium...

April New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on April 30, 2018

Applied computational physics / Joseph F. Boudreau and Eric. S. Swanson ; with contributions from Riccardo Maria Bianchi. QC52 .B68 2018 The astronomical almanac for the year … QB8 U1 2019 Conquering the physics GRE / Yoni Kahn, Adam Anderson. QC32 .K13 2018 Defeating self-sabotage : gettin...

April Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on April 30, 2018

Advanced Undergraduate Quantum Mechanics   by  Lev I. Deych Approximate Quantum Markov Chains   by  David Sutter Astronomy of the Milky Way, 2nd ed.   by  Mike Inglis Electromagnetic Form Factors of Charmed Baryons in Lattice QCD   by  Kadir Utku Can Euroschool on Exotic Beams – Vol. 5   by...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on April 30, 2018

The following papers were recently published by members of the Physics Department: Title: I-Xe dating of aqueous alteration in the CI chondrite Orgueil: I. Magnetite and ferromagnetic separates Authors: Pravdivtseva, O.; Krot, A. N.; Hohenberg, C. M. Source: GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA, 227 3...

Physics Library Summer Hours

By Alison Verbeck on April 30, 2018

Summer Hours begin Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Monday – Friday, 7:15 am – 3:45 pm Closed Saturdays and Sundays. Closed holidays – Monday, May 28 and Wednesday, July 4. Closing at 10:00am on Staff Day, Monday, May 21.

Trailblazers Recognition Ceremony and Panel Discussion on May 2

By Sonya Rooney on April 30, 2018

You are invited to the Trailblazers Recognition Ceremony | The Black Manifesto at 50: Honoring Black Student Activism on Wednesday May 2, 6:00-8:00 pm, Washington University in St. Louis, Emerson Auditorium – Frick Forum, Olin School of Business, Throop Drive & Snow Way Drive, St. Louis...

News and notes for biology, April 2018

By Ruth Lewis on April 30, 2018

Students often come to the library for help locating a data set (often any data set loosely related to a topic) to analyze. The new data filters on Pubmed and PubMed Central may be useful for this task: Data Filters in PMC and PubMed. Nice idea? Casadevall A, Gow N. 2018. Using preprints for jour...

News and notes for math, April 2018

By Ruth Lewis on April 30, 2018

Backfiles for Theory of Probability & Its Applications. More at SIAM Journals Backfiles. I usually put selected posts about reproducibility in science on my biology blog but thought I’d include some here on math this month also. From WU Math Departments’s Todd Kuffner who says &#...

Scholarly communications selected links from April 2018

By Ruth Lewis on April 30, 2018

What Happens When Science Just Disappears? There are a lot of blog posts about this WIRED story. I remember when we first had online journals, then online-only journals, many scholars were afraid of this happening. And indeed, there have been cases of online journal articles disappearing, especia...

Black Panther Exhibit Now on Display in Olin Library

By Julie Hale on April 30, 2018

University Libraries’ Julian Edison Department of Special Collections is proud to announce the opening of an exciting new exhibit dedicated to Marvel Comics’ Black Panther. Now on display in Olin Library next to the grand staircase, the exhibit was curated by Skye Lacerte, curator of the Douglas ...