Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on June 30, 2017

Title: Heavy right-handed neutrino dark matter in left-right models Authors: Dev, P. S. Bhupal; Mohapatra, Rabindra N.; Zhang, Yongchao Source: MODERN PHYSICS LETTERS A, 32 (15):10.1142/S0217732317400077 MAY 20 2017 Title: Microscopic study of S-1(0) superfluidity in dilute neutron matter Authors...

Open Textbook in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on June 29, 2017

I thought you might find this article interesting: The Adoption of an Open Textbook in a Large Physics Course: An Analysis of Cost, Outcomes, Use, and Perceptions

APS to join SCOAP3

By Alison Verbeck on June 28, 2017

Beginning January 1, 2018, APS will be participating in the second phase of SCOAP3. The decision by the APS Board of Directors to participate in SCOAP3 is an important step forward for high-energy physics publishing and affirms the Society’s long-standing support for the principles of open access...

arXiv in the News

By Alison Verbeck on June 28, 2017

The arXiv is the most popular preprint repository in the world. Since its inception in 1991, the arXiv has allowed researchers to freely share publication-ready articles prior to formal peer review. arXiv has a blog at: Some recent articles that ap...

Physical Review Materials

By Alison Verbeck on June 28, 2017

The American Physical Society (APS) announced the first issue of their newest journal, Physical Review Materials, is now available. Physical Review Materials provides a common publication and reference source to the expanding community of physicists, materials scientists, chemists, engineers, and...

Thoughts about Sci-Hub and “easy” access

By Ruth Lewis on June 23, 2017

Sci-Hub has been in the news this month. US court grants Elsevier millions in damages from Sci-Hub Nature News & Comment; and publishers “welcome” this, e.g., The Association of American Publishers Welcomes Major Judgment Against “Sci-Hub” Pirate Site and International Publishers ...

May New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2017

The astronomical almanac for the year … QB8 U1 2018 Atomistic spin dynamics : foundations and applications / Olle Eriksson, Anders Bergman, Lars Bergqvist, Johan Hellsvik. QC754.2.M34 E75 2017 Atoms, solids, and plasmas in super-intense laser fields / edited by Dimitri Batani, Charles J. Joachain...

May Springer Books

By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2017

Algorithms of Estimation for Nonlinear Systems  by  Rafael Martínez-Guerra, Christopher Diego Cruz-Ancona Coherent Vortex Structures in Fluids and Plasmas  by  Anatoli Tur, Vladimir Yanovsky Collider Physics within the Standard Model, Lecture Notes in Physics, 937  by &nb...


By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2017

EclipseMob ( is a citizen science experiment that’s being organized in connection with the August 21 solar eclipse.  NSF and the Geological Society of America are the sponsors. EclipseMob is a crowdsourced effort to conduct the largest-ever low-frequency radi...