January New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on January 30, 2019

Annual review of nuclear and particle science. QC173 .A52 v.68 (2018) Einstein’s monsters : the life and times of black holes / Chris Impey. QB843.B55 I47 2019 Ether and modernity : the recalcitrance of an epistemic object in the early twentieth century / edited by Jaume Navarro. QC177 .E74...

New Italian Literary Fiction Winners Added to the Collection

By Daria Carson-Dussan on January 29, 2019

I fantasmi dell’Impero / Marco Consentino, Domenico Dodaro, Luigi Panella. Il gioco : romanzo / Carlo D’Amicis. La Regina del Silenzio / Paolo Rumiz illustrazioni di Cosimo Miorelli calligrafie di Pietro Porro. Appunti per un naufragio / Davide Enia. Gli anni del nostro incanto / Gius...

January Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on January 29, 2019

Adventure Diffusion   by  Gero Vogl Black Hole Information and Thermodynamics   by  Dieter Lüst, Ward Vleeshouwers Determinism and Free Will   by  Fabio Scardigli, Gerard ‘t Hooft, Emanuele Severino, Piero Coda Incident on Simpac III   by  Doug Brugge Lock-in Thermography, 3rd ed.   by  Otw...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on January 28, 2019

Fractional Angular Momentum at Topological Insulator Interfaces Authors: Nogueira, F.S.; Nussinov, Z.; van den Brink, J. Physical Review Letters Volume: 121 Issue: 22 Pages: 227001 (6 pp.) Published: 30 Nov. 2018  Flip-chip gate-tunable acoustoelectric effect in graphene Authors: Lane, J.R.; Zhan...

Attend a Research Workshop to Enhance Your Skills!

By Amanda on January 25, 2019

Looking to enhance your research and technical skills outside of the classroom? Then join us for this spring’s 2019 Workshops @ the Library. The workshops are an exciting lineup of seven sessions on topics such as Web Scraping with Python, R for Mere Mortals, and Exploring Visual Collections. Mor...

Eyes on the Prize Receives the 2019 Cinema Eye Legacy Award

By Alison Carrick on January 24, 2019

Eyes on the Prize receives the 2019 Cinema Eye Legacy Award We are excited to announce that Eyes on the Prize is the recipient of the 2019 Cinema Eye Legacy Award. This award is given in recognition of a influential work of nonfiction film that continues to inspire new generations of filmmakers. ...

Libraries’ Essay Competition Offers Cash Prizes to Students

By Julie Hale on January 16, 2019

Reading as a pleasurable act is what Carl Neureuther, a 1940 graduate of the Washington University School of Business, hoped to promote among students when he set up an endowed book fund for the WU Libraries in 1987. Today the fund provides the resources for the annual Neureuther Student Book Col...

Faculty – Get your 5TB of Research Storage Space

By j.moore on January 14, 2019

As a WashU faculty member, you are entitled up to 5TB of research storage space at no cost to you. Please join the Research Storage Project team for an overview of the service as well as a hands-on demonstration of a new user account setup, the data storage request process, configuration of the s...

Mary Wickes, the First Mary Poppins

By Sonya Rooney on January 11, 2019

Did you see the new movie “Mary Poppins Returns” starring Emily Blunt?  Have you seen the 1964 “Mary Poppins” starring Julie Andrews?  Did you know that WU alum Mary Wickes played the first Mary Poppins in a one-hour live ‘Studio One in Hollywood’ presentation on CBS on December 19, 1949?  Well, ...