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Our Newest Arrivals

Our newest arrivals of interest. 

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Physics Library New Books List

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Black Holes New Horizons - Sean Alan Hayward
Call Number: QB 843 .B55 B588 2013
ISBN: 9789814425698
Publication Date: 2013-04-05
1. An introduction to local black hole horizons in the 3+1 approach to general relativity / José Luis Jaramillo -- 2. Physical aspects of quasi-local black hole horizons / Alex B. Nielsen -- 3. On uniqueness results for static, asymptotically flat initial data containing MOTS / Alberto Carrasco and Marc Mars -- 4. Horizons in the near-equilibrium regime / Ivan Booth -- 5. Isolated horizons in classical and quantum gravity / Jonathan Engle and Tomáš Liko -- 6. Quantum thermometers in stationary space-times with horizons / Sergio Zerbini -- 7. Relativistic thermodynamics / Sean A. Hayward -- 8. Trapped surfaces / J.M.M. Senovilla -- 9. Some examples of trapped surfaces / I. Bengtsson

2013 Nobel Prize winners Peter Higgs & Francois Englert

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Peter W. Higgs (University of Edingburgh) and Francois Englert (Université Libre de Bruxelles) “for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider."

 To help the public understand the context of this remarkable theory, the American Institute of Physics (AIP) has compiled a Physics Nobel Prize Resources page featuring relevant scientific papers and articles, quotes from experts, multimedia, and other resources.

 

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