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2012-01-21 00:10:39

University of Notre Dame nuclear physicists Philippe Collon and Michael Wiescher are using accelerated ion beams to pinpoint the age and origin of material used in pottery, painting, metalwork and other art. The results of their tests can serve as powerful forensic tools to reveal counterfeit art work, without the destruction of any sample as required in some chemical analysis. Their research is featured on the front cover of the current issue of Physics Today in an article titled,...

2011-06-21 13:00:00

New tool measures article usage in fast-track open access journal MELVILLE, N.Y., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), announces the launch of article-level metrics for its new, open access journal AIP Advances (http://aipadvances.aip.org/). The COUNTER 3-compliant tool measures abstract and full-text article views and offers a graphical snapshot of cumulative usage of both, beginning with the date the article is...

2011-06-02 13:09:00

New team strongly positions series for even greater growth MELVILLE, N.Y., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) (www.aip.org), announces the publication of the 100,000(th) paper in its AIP Conference Proceedings series, a watershed event in the program's rich history. The proceedings volume that contains the 100,000(th) article is The IX International Conference on Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum -...

2011-04-19 11:02:00

Publishing partnership to begin in 2012 MELVILLE, N.Y., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) (aip.org), is pleased to announce that it has signed a new partnership agreement with Chinese Journal of Chemical Physics (CJCP). Beginning in 2012, AIP will manage hosting, sales, marketing, and distribution of CJCP for all international markets outside China. CJCP will maintain editorial control of the journal and...

2011-04-14 09:22:00

Educators can easily prepare course materials using AIP content MELVILLE, N.Y., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) (www.aip.org), announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with publishing innovator SharedBook which makes AIP's catalog of highly cited journals available through SharedBook's AcademicPub platform. AIP Publishing is the first physical science publisher to make its content available...

2010-11-23 09:02:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), today announced the launch of AIP Advances (aipadvances.aip.org), a fast-track, community-style open access journal, focusing on applied research in the physical sciences. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100714/AIPLOGO) AIP Advances offers researchers a new way to rapidly and effectively bring their work to the attention of the global physical...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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