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  Physics-related resources
The Aspen Center for Physics is a scientific organization which promotes organized research in physics, astrophysics and related fields through a program of individual and collaborative research, seminars, workshops and conferences and which promotes the education of the general public through public lectures and other activities.
This is Quasar, the server of the theoretical Nuclear/Particle Physics and Astrophysics groups at the Dept. of Physics of the University of Basel, Switzerland.
IAFE is an Institute devoted to the research in the areas of Astronomy, Solar Physics, Astrophysical Plasmas, Atomic Collisions and Relativistic Quantum Field Theories and Gravitation.
www.cv.nrao.edu /fits/www/yp_physics.html   (2919 words)

 American Institute of Physics Journals
AIP Journals are a part of Scitation, online home to more than 100 journals from AIP, APS, ASCE, ASME, SPIE, and other science and engineering societies (access to over 70 publications with registration).
AIP Journals also offers access to SPIN (Searchable Physics Information Notices) Web, a database of physical science resources (1975 - ; updated daily) covering physics, astronomy, and related fields of science and technology.
Includes Advance Abstracts for AIP journals and links to Physical Review journals before the articles are published; Physics News Service, which links to information from physical science organizations; searchable membership directories; and links to Career Services and the Center for History of Physics.
www.uky.edu /Libraries/record.php?lir_id=24   (186 words)

 STLQ: American Institute of Physics Announces "AIP Author Select" - A New Open Access Initiative for 2005
Of the eleven journals published or co-published by AIP, these three titles were chosen for this experiment because they are important, high-impact journals that impose no page charges (other than a standard AIP charge for articles of excessive length).
AIP is familiar with the reactions among publishers and librarians to other models and experiments in open-access publishing.
AIP is already considered a "green" publisher, in that it allows authors to post e-prints to their personal or institutional websites.
stlq.info /2004/11/american_institute_of_physics.html   (834 words)

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Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI) is an institution dedicated to research in mathematics, and in theoretical physics.
At the Institute of Physics we are continuing with our outreach programme in 2006 and you can continue to access new fun physics activities at www.physics.org.
All document files and content on this server ("the data") are copyright Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing Limited 2003 or made available under licence.
www.lycos.com /info/physics--american-institute.html   (153 words)

 Physics: Selected Internet Resources (Science Reference Services, Library of Congress)
The AIP Center for the History of Physics includes a searchable visual archive.
NIST Physics Program produces the most comprehensive set of reliable physical reference data available anywhere; their collection includes atomic energy levels, transition probabilities, and collision data can be used for characterizing and modeling all types of gaseous systems, including plasmas, planetary atmospheres, and astrophysical media, and for health physics applications.
Provides critically evaluated physical and chemical property data, fully documented as to the original sources and the criteria used for evaluation; site has all issues from Volume 29 (2000) to present online; viewable TOC and abstracts; full text available to subscribers or can be ordered online.
www.loc.gov /rr/scitech/selected-internet/physics.html   (2076 words)

 American Journal of Physics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
American Association of Physics Teachers with American Institute of Physics (U.S.A)
The American Journal of Physics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the American Association of Physics Teachers devoted to the educational and cultural aspects of physics.
Topics from all fields of physics and neighboring disciplines are appropriate; however, the mere solution of another physical problem, of which there are many, seldom constitutes an acceptable contribution.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_Journal_of_Physics   (225 words)

 The Scientist : People: American Institute Of Physics Appoints Retiring IBM Executive As Director And CEO, Former DOE ...
Marc H. Brodsky says that when he takes over as the director and chief executive officer of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) on November 1, one important goal of his will be to establish a positive public perception of physics.
A second goal Brodsky identifies for his tenure at AIP is to negotiate a new relationship between the nation's libraries and the organi-zation's technical publications.
In November, AIP will leave its present offices in New York City and--along with the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers--move to College Park, Md., to create the American Center for Physics.
www.the-scientist.com /1993/7/26/21/1   (1016 words)

 Physics and Engineering
At Mesa State, physics students are encouraged to participate in the excitement of modern physics and to work alongside faculty on current research problems.
The American Institute of Physics has established a chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma, the national physics honor society, at Mesa State.
If you are interested in physics excellence, you' ll be pleased to know that Mesa State is the only small college to have a chapter of the honor society.
www.mesastate.edu /schools/snsm/physics   (192 words)

 Other Publications - American Institute of Physics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
PACS® is prepared by the American Institute of Physics in collaboration with certain other members of the International Council on Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) having an interest in physics and astronomy classification.
Publications from the Center for History of Physics
Data and analysis on education and employment in physics and astronomy.
www.aip.org /publications.html   (89 words)

 American Center for Physics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The American Center for Physics brings together in one building, American Institute of Physics, American Physical Society, American Association of Physics Teachers, and American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
In addition to the many societies housed within the facility, American Center for Physics is home to the Niels Bohr Library, which is one of the country's largest collections of material on the history of physics.
The American Center for Physics provides a focal point for the physics community, increases the community's interactions with government decision makers, and serves as a resource for scientists, educators, and the public.
www.acp.org   (273 words)

 Marie Curie - Biography
She succeeded her husband as Head of the Physics Laboratory at the Sorbonne, gained her Doctor of Science degree in 1903, and following the tragic death of Pierre Curie in 1906, she took his place as Professor of General Physics in the Faculty of Sciences, the first time a woman had held this position.
She was also appointed Director of the Curie Laboratory in the Radium Institute of the University of Paris, founded in 1914.
Together with her husband, she was awarded half of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903, for their study into the spontaneous radiation discovered by Becquerel, who was awarded the other half of the Prize.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1903/marie-curie-bio.html   (640 words)

 American Institute of Physics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The American Institute of Physics was founded in 1931 as a membership corporation of the leading societies in the field of physics.
It combines into one operating agency those functions on behalf of physics which can best be done by the societies jointly.
Its purpose is the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its applications to human welfare.
www.csudh.edu /physics/aip.htm   (69 words)

 American Institute of Physics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a professional body representing American physicists and publishing physics related journals.
The aims of the organization are: "promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare".
The AIP acts as an umbrella body with its members being other physics-related societies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/American_Institute_of_Physics   (104 words)

 American Institute of Physics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Center for History of Physics is a division of the American Institute of Physics.
Its mission is to preserve and make known the history of modern physics and allied sciences including astronomy, geophysics, optics, and the like.
www.colby.edu /sci.tech/97guide/aip.html   (148 words)

 World Year of Physics 2005 - About Einstein
Given his iconic status in modern physics, the U.S. decided on “Einstein in the 21st Century” as its theme for the World Year of Physics 2005—the hundredth anniversary of those papers.
We are grateful to the American Institute of Physics's Center for History of Physics for permission to use the text reproduced below.
He continued to publish important physics papers, and was beginning to meet fellow scientists, for example, at the exclusive Solvay Conference.
www.physics2005.org /einstein.html   (1069 words)

 Physics at SPSU
A Bachelor of Science degree in Physics at Southern Polytechnic State University is a good choice for students desiring positions in industry that are on the cutting edge of engineering and science.
With the proper choice of a minor field of study, our physics majors are prepared to obtain employment in such diverse areas as science and/or engineering positions in industry, technical sales, or scientific programming.
SPSU physics majors meet the educational portion of requirements for registration as a professional engineer in most states.
physics.spsu.edu   (318 words)

 Latest Physics News
PHYSICS NEWS UPDATE The American Institute of Physics Bulletin of Physics News Number 806 December 20, 2006 by Phillip F. Schewe, Ben Stein, and Davide Castelvecchi www.aip.org/pnu
It's appropriate that this new look at diamonds appears in the Journal of Applied Physics Letters (JAP), which this year marks its diamond anniversary (http://jap.aip.org/jap/top.jsp).
Furthermore, JAP is published by the American Institute of Physics (AIP), which itself is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2006 (http://www.aip.org/anniversary/).
newton.ex.ac.uk /aip/latest.html   (711 words)

 Open Directory - Science: Physics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Physics and Astronomy Classification Scheme (PACS) - Hierarchical numbering scheme, developed by the American Institute of Physics, used to identify fields and sub-fields of physics.
Physics on MathPages - Articles, leaning towards a mathematical description, on a wide range of topics in physics.
Scientific American - Questions That Plague Physics - A conversation with Lawrence M. Krauss, chair of the physics department at Case Western Reserve University.
dmoz.org /Science/Physics   (463 words)

 American Institute of Physics - dominik.net/physics
The amount of content that this has is enormous, and the up-to-date physics news is a great resource.
However, most of the content is fairly advanced and there are no educational tutorials for visitors to learn some of the more basic concepts.
One of the subsections of the site is Computers In Physics, which presents awards to outstanding physics Java applets and computer applications in Physics.
www.dominik.net /physics/aip.php3   (318 words)

American Institute of Physics and American Physical Society is of wide interest to those who care about the creation and diffusion of scientific journals.
American Physical Society and American Institute of Physics Press Release (8/28/97)
Reprinted with permission from Bulletin of the American Physical Society, July, 1988.
barschall.stanford.edu   (371 words)

 U.S. Physics Team
The American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Institute of Physics sponsor a competition each year for high school students to represent the United States at the International Physics Olympiad Competition.
The 1986 team was made up of 20 talented high school physics students who had been nominated by their teachers.
Following a rigorous program in the physics department of the University of Maryland, five students were selected to represent the U.S. in London.
www.aapt.org /contests/olympiad.cfm   (944 words)

 Open Directory - Science: Physics: Publications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
AIP Physics News - Once a week the American Institute of Physics sums up the latest advances in physics, from cosmology to nanotubes.
AIP Physics News Update - Biweekly newsletter of new developments in physics for the general public.
Nature Physics Portal - Physics news and research papers, a showcase of science articles that Nature is publishing in, and about, physics.
dmoz.org /Science/Physics/Publications   (468 words)

 UCSD Physics -- The University of California, San Diego - Department of Physics
UCSD Physics -- The University of California, San Diego - Department of Physics
"On Dec. 6, 2006, Sally K. Ride, America's first female astronaut and UCSD physics professor, was recognized for her NASA accomplishments and efforts to encourage girls to nurture their childhood lo...
Members of the UCSD Experimental Particle Physics Group, including graduate and undergraduate students (Mark Neubauer, Shih-Chieh Hsu, Elliot Lipeles, Frank Wurthwein and Rami Vanguri) made the firs...
www-physics.ucsd.edu   (167 words)

 Amazon.com: Physics Today: Magazines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It has been the #1 publication for the physical sciences since 1948, and it boasts the 3rd-largest international readership of any scientific publication.
This is the official magazine of the American Institute of Physics.
Most research journals in physics are devoted to a subfield, and assume their readers are in that field.
www.amazon.com /Physics-Today/dp/B0000VBSDC   (864 words)

 Siena College Physics
From the American Institute of Physics Website: The utility and even necessity of computation to experimental science and engineering can be overlooked in the shadows of the more "glamorous" role it plays in "heroic" enterprises such as large scale modeling of climate or theoretical astrophysics.
Placed in the context of a liberal arts environment, the generality and applicability of Physics grant the major three broad options upon graduation.
He or she is well prepared to pursue graduate study in Physics or an allied field, to embark immediately upon a professional career in science, or to enter one of the numerous careers which require or are enhanced by a broad knowledge of science in today’s technological society.
www.siena.edu /physics   (434 words)

 UCO MS in Engineering Physics
The UCO MS in Engineering Physics was recently recognized by the American Institute of Physics as one of the top 22 programs of its kind in the nation and was the only program in Oklahoma to receive the highest ranking available.
The Master of Science in Engineering Physics program provides an excellent opportunity for individuals trained in technical disciplines, such as engineering and physics, to further their education.
Students pursuing the MS in Engineering Physics must complete a minimum of 32 semester hours of formal course work in physics and other disciplines, such as mathematics, computing science, chemistry, or business.
www.physics.ucok.edu /Programs/Grad/index.html   (463 words)

 American Institute of Physics Article Packs Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
AIP Article Packs give you flexible online access to key research articles spanning from 1931 to the present.
You can search across all of the AIP publications, or on any individual publication.
All download activity is recorded and tracked in the My Research Library Card account page, which may be viewed anytime after establishing a login session.
articlepacks.aip.org   (171 words)

 American Institute Of Physics Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
Precise measurements were difficult as the state of prevailing technology, the expense of research, and the high degree of precision required made applications problematic....
Twentieth Century Physics is a major historical study of the scientific and cultural development of physics in our century.
Published jointly by the American Institute of Physics and the Institute of Physics (U.K.), this unparalled three-volume work offers an engaging, scholarly overview of the evolution of modern physics.
www.alibris.co.uk /search/books/author/American_Institute_Of_Physics   (750 words)

 Physics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
the physics concepts and principles presented in PHYS 1305 and 1307.
The topics of motion, mechanics, heat, and sound are presented in a conceptual context.
would be accepted for physics credit in most degree programs: 1305, 1401, or 1570.
www.accd.edu /sac/physics/Pagep1.htm   (512 words)

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