Physics

CITATION LAUREATES METHODOLOGY AND NOBEL PRIZE REVIEW

Since 2002, Thomson Reuters analyst David Pendlebury has presented his annual listings of Citation Laureates—...

Hear expert insights into the work of the 2012 Thomson Reuters honorees in Medicine, Physics, and Chemistry from ScienceWatch’s regular columnists. Also hear David A. Pendlebury describe the...

This year’s selection of Thomson Reuters Citation Laureates, representing (as shown) the main fields of Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Economics. By virtue of their scientific achievements and...

Given their scientific achievements and acclaim of their peers (as measured by citations), the 2013 Citation Laureates are "of Nobel class."

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Grahene is one atom thick, which makes it the thinnest material in the universe, or at least tied for the thinnest should some novel competitor be lurking out there somewhere, as yet undiscovered...

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The United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCC) is an international treaty ratified by 195 countries. It came into effect in 1994 with the lofty goal of stabilizing greenhouse gas...

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On October 7, the winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics were announced: Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura, honored "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes...

The BICEP2 telescope at the South Pole.
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On March 17, 2014, I was in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, as a guest speaker on astronomy for cruise-ship passengers on a world voyage. After my talk on the nature of the universe, a member of...

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The results announced last week by the BICEP2 telescope team at the South Pole appear to provide the first direct evidence of cosmic inflation--the inconceivably rapid expansion of the universe a...

Weekly Byte

The table below lists prominent journals in a given specialty area according to three separate measures, based on metrics found in...

Weekly Byte

The table below lists prominent journals in a given specialty area according to three separate measures, based on metrics found in...

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