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- 1707 Birth of Leonard Euler, known for his many contributions to maths, including application of mathematical tools to problems in physics
- 1874 Birth of Johannes Stark, winner of the 1919 Nobel Prize for his discoveries of the Doppler Effect in beams of positive ions and of the splitting of spectral lines in an electric field - the latter is now known as the Stark effect.
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.