Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Mathematical (and Poetic) Offerings From the Land of Saints and Scholars

Mathematical (and Poetic) Offerings From the Land of Saints and Scholars

Interesting aticle which also includes a Reference to the Russell Library and  a piece on De Brún who earned a doctorate from the Sorbonne in 1913, under Émile Picard, and the same year was ordained a priest at the Irish College in Paris. He soon returned to Ireland, first as Professor of Mathematics at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, and later as president of University College Galway.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Top 10 authors downloaded from ePrints Feb 2015

Top 10 authors downloaded from ePrints

 An ePrint is an electronic copy of an academic paper. ePrints can be either preprints (a working paper or the version of a paper submitted for peer review) or postprints (the final peer reviewed version, which has been accepted for publishing) or similar material such as book chapters, conference papers, working papers, technical reports and so on.

Maynooth University ePrints Archive is an institutional repository of ePrints which showcases the research output of Maynooth University and St. Patrick's College staff and postgraduate students. This open access ensures the widest possible dissemination and impact for our work in Maynooth and contributes to the growing body of research literature that is now freely available online.

Mars Once Had More Water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean !

NASA Research Suggests Mars Once Had More Water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean | NASA

A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, according to NASA scientists who, using ground-based observatories, measured water signatures in the Red Planet’s atmosphere.

Friday, 6 March 2015

Free access to Royal Society Journals until the end of March

350 years of scientific publishing | Royal Society



Philosophical Transactions, first published in 1665, pioneered the concepts of scientific priority and peer review which, together with archiving and dissemination, provide the model for almost 30,000 scientific journals today.
As part of their 350th anniversary celebrations, all Royal Society journals content is free to access until the end of March 2015.