Physics

arXiv Update – January 2018

By Alison Verbeck on January 29, 2018

arXiv has posted an update with a brief summary of their 2017 activities and plans for 2018: https://confluence.cornell.edu/display/arxivpub/arXiv+Update+-+January+2018

Enter WU Libraries’ Student Essay Contest for a Chance to Win Cash

By Julie Hale on January 22, 2018

The WU Libraries are giving away cash prizes to the students who write the best short essays about their personal book collections. That’s right, students — ponder the contents of your bookshelves, write a brief essay, and you could win cash. The Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competiti...

December New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on December 29, 2017

Annual review of astronomy and astrophysics QB9 A6 v.55 (2017) Annual review of nuclear and particle science. QC173 .A52 v.67 (2017) Calorimetry : energy measurement in particle physics / Richard Wigmans. QC793.46 .W54 2017 The discourse of physics : building knowledge through language, mathemati...

December Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on December 28, 2017

Basic Semiconductor Physics, 3rd ed.  by  Chihiro Hamaguchi Calling Taikong: A Strategy Report and Study of China’s Future Space Science Missions  by  Ji Wu Classical Statistical Mechanics with Nested Sampling  by  Robert John Nicholas Baldock Cosmic Zoo  ...

Recently published papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on December 28, 2017

The following papers were recently published by members of the Physics Department: Title: Predicting the X-ray polarization of type 2 Seyfert galaxies Authors: Marin, F.; Dovciak, M.; Muleri, F.; Kislat, F. F.; Krawczynski, H. S. Source: MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, 473 (1):...

Physics Library Spring 2018 hours

By Alison Verbeck on December 28, 2017

January 16 – May 9: Monday – Thursday, 7:15am – 6:00pm Friday, 7:15am – 5:00pm Closed Saturday & Sunday Exceptions: Spring Break, March 12-16, 7:15am-3:45pm, Monday-Friday

Attention Spring Physics course instructors!

By Alison Verbeck on December 28, 2017

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 making a web […]

November New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on November 30, 2017

The anomalous magnetic moment of the muon / Friedrich Jegerlehner. QC793.5.M42 J44 2017 Beyond Curie : four women in physics and their remarkable discoveries, 1903 to 1963 / Scott Calvin. QC774.A2 C353 2017 Building the general relativity and gravitation community during the Cold War / Roberto La...

Research Data Storage Seminar

By Alison Verbeck on November 29, 2017

The WU Research Data Storage project is inviting faculty to an instructional seminar (led by WUIT) to introduce interested faculty to the new service.  This is the service that will provide 5TB of storage to each faculty researcher in the university community.  There is an opportunity for faculty...