- 1939 The world’s first jet aircraft, the Heinkel He 178, makes its first flight
- 1915 Birth of Norman Foster Ramsey, winner of a share of the 1989 Nobel Prize for his work on studying atoms or molecules using magnetic fields, now known as the Ramsey Method, which has applications in the functioning of atomic clocks
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.