• 1934
  • 1928 California Institute of Technology, BS degree in physics 1929 Masters in Science 1932 PhD 1934 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor 1945 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor of Physics While Robley Evans was a graduate student at California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the Los Angeles County Health Officer, Frank Crandall, was investigating the hazards that radium-containing patent medicines posed to the public health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clarence Melvin Zener (December 1, 1905 - July 2, 1993) was the American physicist who first (1934) described the property concerning the breakdown of electrical insulators. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1934, Lenard had managed to get Bothe relieved of his directorship of the Institute of Physics at the University of Heidelberg, whereupon Bothe was able to become the Director of the Institut für Physik of the KWImF, replacing Karl W. Hauser, who had recently died. (wikipedia.org)
  • solids
  • The funding environment and Cold War politics of the 1960s and 1970s were also factors that lead some physicists to prefer the name "condensed matter physics", which emphasized the commonality of scientific problems encountered by physicists working on solids, liquids, plasmas, and other complex matter, over "solid state physics", which was often associated with the industrial applications of metals and semiconductors. (wikipedia.org)
  • biological
  • He serves as the co-director for the National Science Foundation sponsored Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP), located on the campus of Rice University, as a partnership among Rice, Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Houston. (gatech.edu)
  • The most common reaction we see is surprise at all of the different things that physicists study from biological physics to cosmology. (sfu.ca)
  • Polymer, Soft matter, Biological, and Interdisciplinary physics Worthy of note is a section at the front of the table of contents which consists of articles that are highlighted for their particular importance and interest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical Physics
  • Marco Durante (born in 1965 in Naples, Italy) is an Italian physicist, recognized as an expert in the fields of radiobiology and medical physics in charged particle therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • For this reason, he has been awarded with several prizes, as for instance the Galileo Galilei prize from the European Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics (2005) and the Bacq & Alexander award of the European Radiation Research Society 2013 (ERRS). (wikipedia.org)
  • Concerning radiation risk during space exploration, Marco Durante is involved in experimental and theoretical studies aiming at the improvement of the risk assessment Galileo Galilei prize from the European Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics (2005). (wikipedia.org)
  • Evans's accomplishments in medical physics included development of a technique to preserve human whole blood, research primarily undertaken for the benefit of wounded servicemen in World War II. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1984 William D. Coolidge Award from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine This award recognizes an AAPM member for an eminent career in medical physics. (wikipedia.org)
  • antiproton
  • This is factor of 11 improvement on the previous most precise measurement, and means that the magnetic moment of the proton is now known to greater precision than that of the antiproton. (physicsworld.com)
  • Gabrielse was a pioneer in the field of low energy antiproton and antihydrogen physics by proposing the trapping of antiprotons from a storage ring, cooling them in collisions with trapped electrons, and the use of these to form low energy antihydrogen atoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The demonstrations and methods made possible an effort that grew to involve 4 international collaborations of physicists working at CERN's Antiproton Decelerator. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laboratory
  • In a new study,* researchers from the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML), a government-university partner facility in Charleston, S.C., and from university and federal collaborators in Hawaii demonstrated POPs are not, in fact, a co-factor linked to the increasing number of green sea turtles afflicted with FP. (innovations-report.com)
  • After studying Physics, in 1992 Marco Durante got his PhD in Radiation Biophysics at the University of Naples Federico II with a fellowship at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. (wikipedia.org)
  • solid state p
  • A variety of topics in physics such as crystallography, metallurgy, elasticity, magnetism, etc., were treated as distinct areas until the 1940s, when they were grouped together as solid state physics. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • I thought you might be interested in this item at http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/973879923 Title: Physics of the human mind Author: I A Lubashevskiĭ Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017. (worldcat.org)
  • Molecular
  • Elsevier Journal The Bacq and Alexander Awardees IBA-Europhysics award Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology 2012 Review of Modern Physics 2011 Google Scholar Lancet Oncology 2006 Nature Reviews Cancer 2008 PNAS 2009 Nature Reviews Cancer 2010 Nature Reviews Cancer 2011 Lancet Oncology 2012 Trends in Molecular Medicine 2013 TU Darmstadt Cosmic Radiation - a showstopper for space exploration? (wikipedia.org)
  • The mechanism is held to be a quantum physics process called objective reduction that is orchestrated by molecular structures called microtubules. (wikipedia.org)
  • It combines approaches from molecular biology, neuroscience, quantum physics, pharmacology, philosophy, quantum information theory and from a yet to come theory to "gravitize" quantum mechanics. (wikipedia.org)
  • profession
  • One factor is the societal perception of physicist as a masculine profession. (sfu.ca)
  • The recipient of the award is recognized for accomplishments of fundamental importance to the practice, acceptance, and advancement of the profession of health physics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers
  • The researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, and the Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research show that application of vascular endothelial growth factor-C (VEGF-C) to replace excised mouse lymph nodes and lymph vessels ensures formation of mature lymphatic vessels and incorporation of lymph node transplants into existing lymphatic vasculature. (innovations-report.com)
  • The researchers applied vascular endothelial growth factor-C (VEGF-C) gene therapy in mice after surgery removal of axillary lymph nodes, a procedure that mimicked removal of axillary lymph nodes in patients in response to metastatic breast cancer. (innovations-report.com)
  • To better understand the media's impact on children's health, a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health examined the "Nag Factor. (innovations-report.com)
  • As researchers continue to investigate factors influencing the childhood obesity epidemic, attention often turns towards the marketing and consumption of junk food," said Dina Borzekowski, EdD, EdM, MA, senior author of the study and an associate professor with the Bloomberg School's Department of Health, Behavior and Society. (innovations-report.com)
  • The new findings indicate that certain transcription factors are working together in a coordinated way to regulate the changes in seen in gene expression between humans and chimps, the researchers said. (innovations-report.com)
  • German
  • Although Anderson and Heine helped popularize the name "condensed matter", it had been present in Europe for some years, most prominently in the form of a journal published in English, French, and German by Springer-Verlag titled Physics of Condensed Matter, which was launched in 1963. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their work has been referenced in the literature as the Ewald-Hönl-Brill model (after the German physicist Rudolf Brill). (wikipedia.org)
  • Having studied physics in Berlin, Philadelphia, and Hamburg, he worked as an academic research assistant for the German electron synchrotron named DESY. (wikipedia.org)
  • experimental
  • Zener was known both for his dislike of experimental work and for preferring to work on practical problems within the arena of applied physics, in which he was very insightful. (wikipedia.org)
  • science
  • Indeed, physics is widely used in modeling social systems, where, in particular, new branches of science such as sociophysics and econophysics have arisen. (worldcat.org)
  • This year's recipient of the Faculty of Science Excellence in Public Outreach and Engagement Award says, "The Physics Department at SFU is incredibly supportive of outreach which makes it easy for me to share my enthusiasm for physics with school children and the general public. (sfu.ca)
  • Johnson has been enthusiastically sharing the world of physics with thousands of youth through outreach programs like Girls Exploring Physics , Science Spooktacular, Discover Physics @SFU and the TRIUMF Saturday Morning Lectures . (sfu.ca)
  • Johnson also designs and holds workshops for the faculty's Science in Action program and Pro-D workshops for Physics teachers. (sfu.ca)
  • Besides mobilizing colleagues and chairing the department's Outreach Committee, Physics Department Chair, Jeff Sonier notes that Johnson holds leadership roles in the BC Association of Physics Teachers and is the Principal Investigator on grants from NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council) PromoScience and WWEST (Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology). (sfu.ca)
  • A colleague of Johnson's notes, "This group of students poses particular challenges because, despite being science majors, many find physics intimidating and do not always understand why they are required to take physics for their majors…but Sarah manages to engage these students in a positive and constructive way. (sfu.ca)
  • She simply says, "I love science, especially physics, and I enjoy helping others learn about our amazing universe and how it works. (sfu.ca)
  • Eivind Almaas, a researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and a co-author on the study, developed a gene regulatory network diagram of the transcription factors in relation to the genes that rise or fall with them. (innovations-report.com)
  • IBA-Europhysics award for Applied Nuclear Science and Nuclear Methods in Medicine from the European Physics Society (2013). (wikipedia.org)
  • He has written several biographies of well-known physicists and studies of the "cheating factor" in science. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1932
  • In 1932, Walther Bothe had succeeded Philipp Lenard as Director of the Physikalische und Radiologische Institut (Physics and Radiological Institute) at the University of Heidelberg. (wikipedia.org)
  • mathematics
  • Zener was a theoretical physicist with a background in mathematics who conducted research in a wide range of subjects including: superconductivity, metallurgy, ferromagnetism, elasticity, fracture mechanics, diffusion, and geometric programming. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1900 he attended school in St. Gallen and in 1915 he began his studies of mathematics and physics at University of Berlin. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • Using TOPAS-Geant4 MC simulations, the study aims to determine whether broad beam quality correction factors calculated in TRS-398 can be directly applied to PBS delivery modality. (osti.gov)
  • The 'Nag Factor' a mixed-methodology study in the U.S. of young children's requests for advertised products" was written by Holly K. M. Henry and Dina L. G. Borzekowski. (innovations-report.com)
  • Humans share at least 97 percent of their genes with chimpanzees, but, as a new study of transcription factors makes clear, what you have in your genome may be less important than how you use it. (innovations-report.com)
  • The study, in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that broad differences in the gene activity of humans and of chimpanzees, affecting nearly 1,000 genes, appear to be linked to the action of about 90 transcription factors. (innovations-report.com)
  • In the new study, Nowick and computer scientist Tim Gernat, a co-author, took a new look at data from that study, which tracked gene expression - including genes coding for transcription factors - in tissues from six humans and five chimpanzees. (innovations-report.com)
  • The Interstroke study, which was reported in 2010 following an analysis of stroke data from 22 countries, indicates that just ten risk factors are associated with 90% of total stroke risk. (innovations-report.com)
  • The diversity of systems and phenomena available for study makes condensed matter physics the most active field of contemporary physics: one third of all American physicists self-identify as condensed matter physicists, and the Division of Condensed Matter Physics is the largest division at the American Physical Society. (wikipedia.org)
  • Around the 1960s, the study of physical properties of liquids was added to this list, forming the basis for the new, related specialty of condensed matter physics. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to physicist Philip Warren Anderson, the term was coined by him and Volker Heine, when they changed the name of their group at the Cavendish Laboratories, Cambridge from Solid state theory to Theory of Condensed Matter in 1967, as they felt it did not exclude their interests in the study of liquids, nuclear matter, and so on. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of Fermi's first sources for his study of physics was a book he found at the local market at Campo de' Fiori in Rome. (wikipedia.org)
  • beam
  • Quality correction factors (kQ) take into account in the dose determination process the differences in beam qualities used for calibration unit and for treatment unit. (osti.gov)
  • Conclusion: Quality correction factors are insensitive to the delivery pattern of the beam (broad beam or PBS), as long as similar dose distributions are achieved. (osti.gov)
  • This investigation, for an air cavity, suggests that broad beam quality correction factors published in TRS-398 can be applied for scanned beams. (osti.gov)
  • Plasma and Beam physics Condensed matter: Structure, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • scientific
  • The website forms part of the Physics World portfolio , a collection of online, digital and print information services for the global scientific community. (physicsworld.com)
  • David is a physicist at Cambridge University, author of the book 'Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air', and is the chief scientific adviser to the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change. (empiricalzeal.com)
  • Marco Durante is co-author of over 230 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals (h-index=30), including high-impact factor reviews on Nature Journal, Lancet Oncology, PNAS, and Reviews of Modern Physics, and is member of the Editorial Board of several of them. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the beginning the dissemination of physics knowledge took place only through quarterly scientific meetings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Albrecht Fölsing (born 1940) is a trained physicist turned into a scientific journalist. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • However, the research also shows that prolonged abstinence from drug use can give the recovering addict another chance, and that environment again becomes a major factor influencing the success of the recovery. (innovations-report.com)
  • Physics World represents a key part of IOP Publishing's mission to communicate world-class research and innovation to the widest possible audience. (physicsworld.com)
  • I learned later that these patterns of ice are related to a rich and very active current area of research in math and physics known as universality . (empiricalzeal.com)
  • The Bell Telephone Laboratories was one of the first institutes to conduct a research program in condensed matter physics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its focus is rapid dissemination of significant, or notable, results of fundamental research on all topics related to all fields of physics. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the years passed the research fields in physics multiplied, and so did the number of submissions. (wikipedia.org)
  • To preclude his emigration from Germany, he was appointed director of the Physics Institute of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Medical Research (KWImF) in Heidelberg. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1936 to 1945, he was a staff scientist at the Institute of Physics at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Medical Research, in Heidelberg. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • The chimp network looks very much like the human one except there are a few transcription factors in different positions and with different connectivity," Stubbs said. (innovations-report.com)
  • Particle physicists often use a different, equivalent representation: the set of traceless hermitian n×n complex matrices with Lie bracket given by −i times the commutator. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1,000
  • The analysis revealed a broad pattern of activity in 90 transcription factors that paralleled the activity of about 1,000 genes in humans and chimps. (innovations-report.com)
  • field
  • It takes a special talent to make the field of physics accessible, engaging and interesting to children, youth and students. (sfu.ca)
  • English chemist and physicist Michael Faraday, who developed the field theory of electromagnetism. (chemistryexplained.com)
  • and generator (1831), the laws of electrolysis (early 1830s), and the magneto-optical effect and diamagnetism (1845), which enabled him to develop the field theory of electromagnetism, one of the cornerstones of modern physics. (chemistryexplained.com)
  • As also confirmed by various measurement standards, which include the Journal Citation Reports impact factor and the journal h-index proposed by Google Scholar, many physicists and other scientists consider Physical Review Letters to be one of the most prestigious journals in the field of physics. (wikipedia.org)
  • university
  • I decided to major in physics during my first year at university, partially because of an inspiring instructor in one of my first-year physics classes. (sfu.ca)
  • On May 20, 1899, 36 physicists gathered to establish the American Physical Society at Columbia University, in the City of New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1940 he became extraordinary professor at the University of Erlangen and 1943 ordinary professor for theoretical physics at the University of Freiburg, where he emerited 1971. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1946, in addition to his directorship of the Physics Institute at the KWImf, he was reinstated as a professor at the University of Heidelberg. (wikipedia.org)
  • As applied in the university environment, political factors took priority over the historically applied concept of scholarly ability, even though its two most prominent supporters were the Nobel Laureates in Physics Philipp Lenard and Johannes Stark. (wikipedia.org)
  • lead
  • This is a complicated issue because there are a variety of factors that lead to there being fewer women than men in physics in Canada. (sfu.ca)
  • especially
  • He is first author on over 250 publications in the area of theoretical physics as applied to a wide variety of systems, especially living systems. (gatech.edu)
  • We will use it to further enhance the Girls Exploring Physics workshops, especially the new high school teachers workshops we have planned. (sfu.ca)
  • Director
  • The night ended with dinner at Capitol City Brewery restaurant with Fred Dylla , the Executive Director and CEO of the American Institute of Physics , his wife Linda, Jack Hehn , Jerry Hobbs, and Liz Dart Caron. (physicscentral.com)
  • Name
  • The Prestigious Journal category reveals a collection of highly esteemed Physics journals: Journal of Applied Physics, Physical Review E, Physical Review Letters, and the Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials to name a few. (wikipedia.org)
  • degree
  • The proximity of one transcription factor to another in the network depended on the degree of overlap of the lists of genes that correlate with each. (innovations-report.com)
  • These therapies have been improved in the past few years by the introduction of new anticoagulant drugs, such that AF - like high blood pressure or smoking - may now be considered a "modifiable" risk factor for stroke, whose treatment can reduce the degree of risk. (innovations-report.com)
  • Up to degree four all integer polynomials can be factored explicitly. (physicsforums.com)
  • background
  • I also hold an offer for the applied math Msc - however as my background is (astro)physics and I'm told that my optional modules would be limited due to prerequisites. (physicsforums.com)