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- 1856 Birth of Carl Runge, the mathematician and physicist known for inventing the Runge-Kutta Method in numerical analysis and for studying the spectral lines produced by various elements
- 1912 Birth of Edward Mills Purcell, winner of the 1952 Nobel Prize along with Felix Bloch, for their independent discoveries of nuclear magnetic resonance, which is now used as the basis of MRI machines in hospitals
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.