Celebrating the 55th Anniversary of the March on Washington

By Alison Carrick on August 31, 2018

This week marks the 55th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The success of this peaceful march, which attracted an estimated 200,000 to 300,000 people on August 28, 1963, was the culmination of twenty years of planning and organizing by A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rust...

August New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2018

Concept and formalization of constellatory self-unfolding : a novel perspective on the relation between quantum and relativistic physics / Albrecht von Müller, Elias Zafiris. QC174.12 .M85 2018 Facts and mysteries in elementary particle physics / Martinus Veltman. QC793.2 .V45 2018 Lost in math :...

August Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2018

Astrobiology and Society in Europe Today   by  Klara Anna Capova, Erik Persson, Tony Milligan, David Dunér Beyond ΛCDM   by  Sownak Bose Chiral and Topological Nature of Magnetic Skyrmions   by  Shilei Zhang Classical Electrodynamics   by  Kurt Lechner Colored Discrete Spaces   by  Luca Lionni Co...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2018

Title: Difficulties of quantitative tests of the Kerr-hypothesis with X-ray observations of mass accreting black holes Authors: Krawczynski, Henric Source: GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GRAVITATION, 50 (8):10.1007/s10714-018-2419-8 AUG 2018   Title: Schwarzschild and linear potentials in Mannheim&#...

Staff Picks: Reading Recommendations

By Michael Schaefer, History and Religious Studies Librarian on August 31, 2018

If you’re in need of a reading recommendation for the long weekend, you’ve come to the right place! Check out our latest staff selection. Happy reading! You consider yourself an informed citizen: you’re well read on current events, and you’ve been trained in logic and argumentation. B...

University Libraries Participate in New Onsite Borrowing Pilot Program

By Clara Fehrenbach on August 29, 2018

Washington University participates in the Online Computer Library Center’s (OCLC) SHARES program, which allows the University Libraries to borrow and lend items via interlibrary loan at a reduced cost and provides access to a wide variety of collections that might not be eligible for interlibrary...

Hotch at 100: Legacies

By William Youngblood on August 28, 2018

In the final installment of “Hotch at 100,” our interview with writer, philanthropist, and Washington University in St. Louis alumnus A. E. Hotchner, Hotchner reflects on various aspects of his legacy. He touches on his 100th birthday, his feelings about his written work, his advice t...

Fall Semester Hours

By Alison Verbeck on August 28, 2018

Physics Library Fall Semester Hours Monday – Thursday, 7:15 am – 6:00 pm Friday, 7:15 am – 5:00 pm Closed Saturdays and Sundays