Physics

Fall Reserves

By Alison Verbeck on July 20, 2018

Attention Fall 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 maki...

INSPIRE Links to MathSciNet

By Alison Verbeck on July 3, 2018

INSPIRE, the information system for high energy physics run by CERN, DESY, Fermilab, SLAC, and IHEP, now has links to the MathSciNet entries for over 86,000 papers in their database.  The linking is only one way (INSPIRE ⇒ MathSciNet). More information.

June New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on June 29, 2018

Basic atomic interactions of accelerated heavy ions in matter : atomic interactions of heavy ions / Inga Tolstikhina, et al. QC702.7.H42 T64 2018 Fluid mechanics / Gregory Falkovich. QC145.2 .F35 2018 The future of humanity : terraforming Mars, interstellar travel, immortality, and our destiny be...

June Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on June 29, 2018

Active Interrogation in Nuclear Security   by  Igor Jovanovic, Anna S. Erickson Apollo Mission Control   by  Manfred “Dutch” von Ehrenfried Beyond Einstein   by  David E. Rowe, Tilman Sauer, Scott A. Walter Coherent States and Their Applications   by  Jean-Pierre Antoine, Fabio Bagare...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on June 29, 2018

Title: Large longitudinal spin alignment generated in inelastic nuclear reactions Authors: Hoff, D.E.M.; Potel, G.; Brown, K.W.; Charity, R.J.; Pruitt, C.D.; Sobotka, L.G.; Webb, T.B.; Roeder, B.; Saastamoinen, A. Source: Physical Review C Volume: 97 Issue: 5 Pages: 054605 (11 pp.) Published: May...

Ovid databases, ebook and ejournals now available

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2018

Starting July 1, 2018, Ovid will no longer require a Username and Password to access and will be available to all WU users. In addition to databases (Ovid Medline and Health and Psychosocial Instruments), it will include over 1000 fulltext ebooks and over 500 fulltext ejournals. Many thanks to Be...

New Metrics Rank Physicists and Their Work

By Alison Verbeck on June 28, 2018

Two CERN theoretical physicists have taken a page out of Google’s playbook in an attempt to better measure the impact of scientists and their published research. In a recent study published on arXiv, new metrics have been proposed that use principles of Google’s PageRank algorithm, which determin...

May New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on May 31, 2018

Atoms, mechanics, and probability : Ludwig Boltzmann’s statistico-mechanical writings : an exegesis / Olivier Darrigol. QC174.8 .D37 2018 Compact heat exchangers : analysis, design and optimization using FEM and CFD approach / C. Ranganayakulu, K.N. Seetharamu. QC320.22.F56 R36 2018 Computa...

May Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2018

Advanced Materials   by  Ivan A. Parinov, Shun-Hsyung Chang, Vijay K. Gupta Advanced Nanotechnologies for Detection and Defence against CBRN Agents   by  Plamen Petkov, Dumitru Tsiulyanu, Cyril Popov, Wilhelm Kulisch Application of FPGA to Real‐Time Machine Learning   by  Piotr Antonik Back-in-Ti...