Physics

Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

By Alison Verbeck on October 2, 2018

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 was awarded on October 2 “for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics” with one half to Arthur Ashkin, Bell Laboratories, “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems” and the other half jointly to Gérard Mourou, École Polyt...

September New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on October 1, 2018

The astronomers’ magic envelope : an introduction to astrophysics emphasizing general principles and orders of magnitude / Prasenjit Saha, Paul A. Taylor. QB461 .S24 2018 The Babylonian astronomical compendium MUL.APIN / Hermann Hunger and John Steele. QB19 .H8625 2019 Biological small angl...

September Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on September 27, 2018

2nd Karl Schwarzschild Meeting on Gravitational Physics by Piero Nicolini, Matthias Kaminski, Jonas Mureika, Marcus Bleicher Asymptotically Safe Gravity by Alessia Benedetta Platania Brownian Motion by Albert P. Philipse Computer Simulations in Science and Engineering by Juan Manuel Durán Concept...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on September 27, 2018

Characterisation and testing of CHEC-M-A camera prototype for the small-sized telescopes of the Cherenkov telescope array Authors: Zorn, J; White, R; Watson, JJ; Armstrong, TP; Balzer, A; Barcelo, M; Berge, D; Bose, R; Brown, AM; Bryan, M; Chadwick, PM; Clark, P; Costantini, H; Cotter, G; Dangeon...

A/V Studio Pilot Program

By Alison Verbeck on September 25, 2018

Washington University Libraries is implementing the A/V Studio Pilot Program in Olin Library for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters. The A/V Studio Pilot Program (AVSPP) is a self-service program to support Libraries and University activities pertaining to research, learning, and instruction...

arXiv on the Move

By Alison Verbeck on September 5, 2018

After 17 years of steady growth under Cornell University Library, arXiv will move to Cornell Computing and Information Science (CIS) in January 2019. As far as researchers and arXiv users are concerned, the stewardship transition will be seamless and unnoticeable. For more information, see the tr...

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&#...