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1623 Birth of Blaise Pascal, known for his contributions to hydrodynamics; the SI unit of pressure is named after him
- 1922 Birth of Aage Bohr, winner of the 1975 Nobel Prize, along with Ben Mottelson and James Rainwater, "for the discovery of the connection between collective motion and particle motion in atomic nuclei and the development of the theory of the structure of the atomic nucleus based on this connection"
- Institute of Physics Blog
The IOP blog highlights daily global physics news and features a closer look at some of the IOP's activities from outreach programmes and national and regional involvement to our international partnerships and interesting research developments.
- Teaching Advanced Physics
The Teaching Advanced Physics (TAP) website contains detailed ideas and resources for teaching physics to students aged 16-19.
- Winners of the Journal of Physics A Best Paper Prize announced
Congratulations to the winners of Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical's Best Paper Prize 2012.
- Impact Factor success
The 2011 Impact Factors published by Thomson Reuters, once again show significant growth for many of the journals published by IOP Publishing.