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Synonyms for nuclear physics

the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei

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CERN and Elsevier, together with a consortium of thousands of libraries from all over the world, are already successfully cooperating in the SCOAP3 initiative, a separate agreement that has converted important scientific journals such as Elsevier's Physics Letters B and Nuclear Physics B to open access journals at no cost for any author worldwide.
According to Dr David Jones, from the Max-Planck-Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg, Germany, the findings will affect diverse fields, from star formation theory to cosmology.
The author goes into great detail regarding nuclear physics, but relatively little is said about the extended debate on the strategic role played by such weapons.
In the midst of war, nuclear physics might have been a fashionable field, but the arrival of the hive, intended to add honey to their sugar ration, led Eva Crane into the world of the apiculturalist.
Shell's work introduces young readers to famous researchers and to areas of science--cosmology, nuclear physics, biology, psychology, physical anthropology, mathematics, immunology, astrophysics-that make satisfying careers.
They also offer some bar-bet material: what a dollar measures in the field of nuclear physics (no, not federal funding), what a Mickey measures on a computer, and just how much a pinch of salt really is.
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Head of the Nuclear Physics Theoretical Group at the Nuclear Physics Laboratory of the University of Oxford, UK.
This highly recommended series includes Albert Einstein: The Giant Of 20th Century Science (0766021-858); Enrico Fermi: Trailblazer In Nuclear Physics (0766021777); Linus Pauling: Advancing Science, Advocating Peace (0766021300); Guglielmo Marconi: Inventor Of Radio And Wireless Communication (0766022803); James Watson: Solving The Mystery Of DNA (0766-022587); and Marie Curie: Pioneer On The Frontier Of Radioactivity (0766024-407).
Researchers are engaged in exciting work at the High Intensity Proton Accelerator Facility here, working on the front lines of particle physics, nuclear physics, materials science, life science and nuclear technology.
Some libraries have had to pay more than $20,000 a year for selected journals (Brain Research costs more than $21,000; Nuclear Physics A and B costs $23,000--and there are others).
Glenn Garvin writes that Jimmy Carter has a degree in nuclear physics ("The Gipper and the Hedgehog," November).
The analyzer uses prompt gamma neutron activation analysis (PGNAA) technology, a method based in nuclear physics, to perform a real-time composite analysis on streams of shredded ferrous scrap.
It would be too easy to forget that Michael Frayn, the same playwright who wrote the nuclear physics drama ``Copenhagen'' and the spy drama ``Democracy'' (yet to reach our shores) put himself on the map with a near-perfect backstage/frontstage farce called ``Noises Off.