Springer Materials trial

Princeton University has a trial subscription to Springer Matrials, the new Landolt-Bornstein database. This database is a huge resource for physical and chemical data and inlcudes 165,000 substances and material systems, 3,000 properties, and 1,000,000 literature citations. The new interface inlcudes keyword and advanced searching, and the ability to browse by subject area, Landolt-Bornstein volume, or periodic table. The trial is available until January 29, 2010 at http://www.springermaterials.com.

Please have a look and let us know what you think.

Wolfram Alpha Homework Day

Wolfram.gifStarting at 1:00 pm EDT, October 21st Wolfram Alpha will host an online Homework Day. This live interactive web event is designed not just to allow you to get someone to help with your "toughest assignments" but to show you the exciting things you can discover and compute with the new "Computational Knowledge Engine". You can send in a question now and be part of the webcast or win prizes. To learn more, visit http://homeworkday.wolframalpha.com/

Wolfram Alpha is a new online resource that can be used to compute information right in your web browser. It is brought to you by the makers of Mathematica and Eric Weisstein’s World of Science an excellent resource for science information on the internet.

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