Archive for October, 2012

Open Access Week 2012

To support the ‘International Open Access Week‘ event observed all over the world between 22nd to 28th Oct., 2012, IIA library has designed a poster with the theme of promoting Open Access Journals. This poster is displayed in the campus.

Open Access Week Poster


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Full text of the research papers published in September 2012 can be accessed from Indian Institute of Astrophysics Repository.


Gupta, A. C., Krichbaum, T. P., Wiita, P. J., Rani, B., Sokolovsky, K. V., Mohan, Prashanth., Mangalam, A., Marchili, N., Fuhrmann, L., Agudo, I., Bach, U., Bachev, R., Böttcher, M., Gabanyi, K. E., Gaur, H., Hawkins, K., Kimeridze, G. N., Kurtanidze, O. M., Kurtanidze, S. O., Lee, C.-U., Liu, X., McBreen, B., Nesci, R., Nestoras, G., Nikolashvili, M. G., Ohlert, J. M., Palma, N., Peneva, S., Pursimo, T., Semkov, E., Strigachev, A., Webb, J. R., Wiesemeyer, H., Zensus, J. A., 2012, Multiwavelength intraday variability of the BL Lacertae S5 0716+714, MNRAS, 425, 1357

Ishigaki, M. N., Parthasarathy, M., Reddy, B. E., García-Lario, P., Takeda, Y., Aoki, W., García-Hernández, D. A., Manchado, A, 2012, The chemical composition of the post-asymptotic giant branch F supergiant CRL 2688, MNRAS, 425, 997

Nagendra, K. N., Sampoorna, M, 2012, Polarized partial frequency redistribution in subordinate lines. II. Solution of the transfer equation with rayleigh scattering, ApJ, 757, 33

Prabhu, T. P., Rajan, K. T, 2012, Jagadish Chandra Bhattacharyya (1930–2012), Current Science, 103, 727

Scott, W. F., Jian, G., Rory, B., Thomas, G. T., Justin, R. C., Nathan, D. L., Massimiliano, E., Bruno, F., Leticia, F., Bruce, G., Scott, G. B., Luan, G., Jonay, I. G. H., Leslie, H., Peng, J., Brian, L., Ben, N., Gustavo, F. P. M., Benjamin, J. S., Keivan, S., Todd, A. T., Benjamin, M. T., John, P. W., Michael, W. V. W., Eric, A., Carlos, A. P., Dmitry, B., Howard, B., Phillip, A. C., Louis, C., Korena, S. C., Luis, N. C., Melanie, L. G., Nelson, H., Stephen, R. K., Gary, R. L., Jian, L., Bo, M., Suvrath, M., Marcio, A. G. M., Elena, M., Viktor, M., Demitri, M., Duy Cuong, N., Daniel, O., Martin, P., Kaike, P., Joshua, P., Rafael, R., Eric, J. R., Basilio, X. S., Donald, P. S., Alaina, S., Audrey, S., Sivarani, T., Stephanie, S., Chelsea, L. M. V., Xiaoke, W., Ji, W., Benjamin, A. W., Gwendolyn, M. W., Bo, Z, 2012, Very low mass stellar and substellar companions to solar-like stars from MARVELS. II. A short-period companion orbiting an F star with evidence of a stellar tertiary and significant mutual inclination, AJ, 144, 72

Supriya, H. D., Nagendra, K. N., Sampoorna, M., Ravindra, B, 2012, The effect of electron scattering redistribution on atomic line polarization, MNRAS, 425, 527

Wade, G. A., Maiz, J. A., Martins, F., Petit, V., Grunhut, J., Walborn, N. R., Barba, R. H., Gagne, M., Garcia-Melendo, E., Jose, J., Moffat, A. F. J., Naze, Y., Neiner, C., Pellerin, A., Penades, O. M., Shultz, M., Simon-Diaz, S., Sota, A, 2012, NGC 1624-2: a slowly rotating, X-ray luminous Of?cp star with an extraordinarily strong magnetic field, MNRAS, 425, 1278


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Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences

Prof. G. C. Anupama has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India, Allahabad for the year 2012.

Congratulations to Prof. Anupama.

Library, IIA, Bangalore

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Transits of Venus: Deaths and Dilemmas

The colorful history of one of astronomy’s rarest events — the transit of Venus — was discussed at the recent IAU conference in Beijing, China.

Posted by Naomi Pasachoff, September 10, 2012


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Wiley announced that starting from January 2013, they will publish the following journals on behalf of the American Geophysical Union (AGU):


·  Eos

·  Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems

·  Geophysical Research Letters

·  Global Biogeochemical Cycles

·  Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems

·  Journal of Geophysical Research

·  Paleoceanography

·  Radio Science

·  Reviews of Geophysics

·  Space Weather

·  Tectonics

·  Water Resources Research

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In recognition of the 2012 Nobel Prize winners and in celebration of the continuous achievements of the global physics community AIP has decided to make their content free throughout October 2012.

Patrons will have online access to all AIP journals and Conference Proceedings back to 1999 during this month.

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