Physics

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...

Recently Published Papers in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2018

The following papers were recently published by members of the Physics Department: Title: Suppressed density of states in self-generated Coulomb glasses Authors: Rademaker, Louk; Nussinov, Zohar; Balents, Leon; Dobrosavljevic, Vladimir Source: NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS, 20 10.1088/1367-2630/aab8ce A...

Stephen Hawking’s Multiverse

By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2018

Professor Stephen Hawking’s final research paper was submitted to the Journal of High-Energy Physics ten days before he died on March 14, 2018.  In the paper, “A Smooth Exit from Eternal Inflation?“, Hawking and his co-author Thomas Hertog present a new multiverse theory with th...

New BrowZine Web Features

By Alison Verbeck on May 30, 2018

Now you can share an article with a colleague through BrowZine.  Under the Share option in BrowZine Web, users may click “Copy Link to Article.” With these links, BrowZine automatically routes to the correct source.  If the user is off campus or even affiliated with another institutio...

April New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on April 30, 2018

Applied computational physics / Joseph F. Boudreau and Eric. S. Swanson ; with contributions from Riccardo Maria Bianchi. QC52 .B68 2018 The astronomical almanac for the year … QB8 U1 2019 Conquering the physics GRE / Yoni Kahn, Adam Anderson. QC32 .K13 2018 Defeating self-sabotage : gettin...

April Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on April 30, 2018

Advanced Undergraduate Quantum Mechanics   by  Lev I. Deych Approximate Quantum Markov Chains   by  David Sutter Astronomy of the Milky Way, 2nd ed.   by  Mike Inglis Electromagnetic Form Factors of Charmed Baryons in Lattice QCD   by  Kadir Utku Can Euroschool on Exotic Beams – Vol. 5   by...