Physics Library Intersession Hours

By Alison Verbeck on November 27, 2017

Physics Library Intersession Hours December 21, 2017 – January 15, 2018: Monday – Friday, 7:15 am – 3:45 pm Closed Saturday-Sunday Closed Thursday, December 21, 2017 – Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Closed Monday, January 1, 2018 Closed Monday, January 8 – Monday, January 15, 2018

Spring Reserves

By Alison Verbeck on November 27, 2017

Attention Spring Physics course instructors! Please send me a list of books you would like placed on reserve. If you are keeping the same books for spring that you used for fall, let me know. You can use the Online Reserve Request Form, send me an email, or put a note in my mailbox. If you are ma...

Open Access Physics Textbook

By Alison Verbeck on November 27, 2017

A physics professor at University of Massachusetts – Amherst recently created an adaptation of an OpenStax physics textbook for his course.  It is available digitally or as a pdf.  For more information on doing something similar, go to: or vis...

iTeach Symposium 2018

By Alison Verbeck on November 27, 2017

On January 9, 2018, the iTeach Faculty Symposium on Teaching will bring together faculty from all seven schools of Washington University to learn about innovative and evidence-based teaching. The biennial symposium will begin with a plenary by Mary Murphy, PhD (Associate Professor, Psychological ...

October New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on October 31, 2017

Asteroseismic data analysis: foundations and techniques / Sarbani Basu and William J. Chaplin. QB812 .B37 2017 Computational physics : simulation of classical and quantum systems / Philipp O.J. Scherer. QC20 .S34 2017 Electromagnetic wave propagation, radiation, and scattering / Akira Ishimaru. Q...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on October 27, 2017

Title: Quantification of Neonatal Lung Parenchymal Density via Ultrashort Echo Time MRI With Comparison to CT Authors: Higano, Nara S.; Fleck, Robert J.; Spielberg, David R.; Walkup, Laura L.; Hahn, Andrew D.; Thomen, Robert P.; Merhar, Stephanie L.; Kingma, Paul S.; Tkach, Jean A.; Fain, Sean B....

Feynman Lectures on Physics

By Alison Verbeck on October 27, 2017

Richard P. Feynman was a theoretical physicist whose contributions to quantum physics earned him the 1965 Nobel Prize in Physics. In 1964, Feynman published a three volume textbook entitled The Feynman Lectures on Physics, based on a series of lectures he delivered to his students at the Californ...


By Alison Verbeck on October 26, 2017

The Physics Library will be closed November 23-24, 2017 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Open Access & Stephen Hawking

By Alison Verbeck on October 23, 2017

Anyone in the world can now download and read the doctoral thesis of a 24-year-old Cambridge postgraduate student, written in 1966; how many will fully understand Properties of Expanding Universes is another matter. Stephen Hawking’s thesis is now freely available to all, to mark Open Acces...

October Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on October 11, 2017

Advanced Multipoles for Accelerator Magnets  by  Pierre Schnizer Advances in Optical Science and Engineering  by  Indrani Bhattacharya, Satyajit Chakrabarti, Haricharan Singh Reehal, Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan Amperometric and Impedance Monitoring Systems for Biomedical Applications  by  Jaime Pu...