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- 1891 Birth of Harold Jeffreys, the mathematician, geophysicist and astronomer noted for first suggesting that the Earth's core is liquid and for his contributions to the Bayesian theory of probability
- 1904 Birth of Robert Oppenheimer, considered to be the father of the atomic bomb and notable for his contributions to quantum physics including the first prediction of quantum tunneling
Impact Factor success
The 2012 Impact Factors once again show significant growth for many of the journals published by IOP Publishing.
New physicsworld.com service helps to connect research with industry
Physics Connect, an online innovation service that aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry, has been launched on physicsworld.com.