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Physics Today 2 (2), 3 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066421

Articles

Physics Today 2 (2), 6–27 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066422

First coming upon Gibbs through the writing of a poem, Muriel Rukeyser was drawn into a study of his work and later wrote his biography. In this article on the founder of statistical mechanics, and on imagination, she writes of the man who said, “The whole is simpler than the sum of its parts.” The material from which this was taken was presented as a lecture under the auspices of the University of Chicago and the Institute for Religious and Social Studies.

Physics Today 2 (2), 14–18 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066391

Geophysics is a bridge between sciences which is used less by physicists than it should be, writes a pioneer geophysicist discussing the research problems faced in studying the form, structure, and physics of the earth.

Physics Today 2 (2), 20–26 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066394

Often the physicist, when he has found what he feels to be a satisfactory explanation of why a thing works, stores the answer and forgets the problem. Here is the story of how engineers took the physicists' ideas concerning plasma oscillations, used and developed them in their work, and now offer their results to the physicists for their use in new fields.

Institute Doings

Physics Today 2 (2), 19 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066393

Books

Physics Today 2 (2), 28 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066395
Physics Today 2 (2), 28 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066396
Physics Today 2 (2), 28–29 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066397
Physics Today 2 (2), 29 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066398
Physics Today 2 (2), 29–37 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066399
Physics Today 2 (2), 37 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066418

News and Views

Physics Today 2 (2), 30 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066400
Physics Today 2 (2), 30–31 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066401
Physics Today 2 (2), 31–32 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066403
Physics Today 2 (2), 32 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066404
Physics Today 2 (2), 32 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066405
Physics Today 2 (2), 32 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066406
Physics Today 2 (2), 32 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066407

Journal Notes

Physics Today 2 (2), 33 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066408
Physics Today 2 (2), 33 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066409
Physics Today 2 (2), 33 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066410
Physics Today 2 (2), 33–34 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066411
Physics Today 2 (2), 34 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066413
Physics Today 2 (2), 34–35 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066414
Physics Today 2 (2), 35 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066415
Physics Today 2 (2), 35 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066416
Physics Today 2 (2), 35 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066417

Calendar of Events

Physics Today 2 (2), 37 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066419

Whereabouts

Physics Today 2 (2), 39 (1949); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3066420
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