Some Recent Papers about Scientific Knowledge

 

    1. Changing, L.P. Kadanoff, Reference Frame, Physics Today, December, pp. 11-13 (1999). html, pdf, ps

    2. The Unreasonable Effectiveness of ... , Leo P. Kadanoff, Reference Frame, Physics Today, November, pp. 11-12 (2000). html, pdf, ps

    3. Book Review: Boltzmann's Science, Irony and Achievement, Leo P. Kadanoff. Science, March, 291 2553-2554 (2001). pdf, ps

    4. Models, Morals, and Metaphors, L.P. Kadanoff, Reference Frame, Physics Today, February, pp. 10-11 (2002). html, pdf, ps

    5. Sue's Several Heads, Leo P. Kadanoff. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 45 2 (2002) 272-280, The Johns Hopkins University Press (2002). txt, pdf, ps

    6. Book Review: Wolfram on Celluar Automata, L.P. Kadanoff, Physics Today, July, pp. 55-56 (2002). Review of the Book: A New Kind of Science by Stephen Wolfram. txt, pdf

    7. Book Review: Geometry, Physics, and Social Commentary, L.P. Kadanoff. Review of Flatterland, by Ian Stewart, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 45 3, 472-474 Summer (2002). txt, pdf, ps

    8. Book Review: A Chemical Education, Leo P. Kadanoff. Science, 295, p.448 (2002). txt, pdf, ps

    9. Intelligent Design and Complexity Research, L.P. Kadanoff. An Essay and Book Review of the Book: No Free Lunch: Why Specified Complexity Cannot be Purchased without Intelligence, by William A. Dembski, Journal of Statistical Physics , 110 (1-2), 451-454  (2003). pdf, ps

    10. Introductory Essays for From Order to Chaos II, Leo P. Kadanoff. (July, 2002). pdf

    11. Excellence in Computer Simulation, L.P. Kadanoff. Computing in Science and Engineering, Vol. 6, Issue 2, 57-67 (March/April 2004). pdf

    12. Imports and Exports (Return to China), Leo P. Kadanoff. Journal of Statistical Physics, Vol. 111 (5/6), (June 2003). pdf, ps, word.doc 

    13. Bursting Apart, L.P. Kadanoff, Nature, Vol. 421 (9), 124 (January 2003).pdf

    14. The Loewner Equation: Maps and Shapes. Ilya A. Gruzberg and Leo P. Kadanoff. Journal of Statistical Physics, 114 5, 1183-1198 (2004). pdf.

    15. "Scientific Truth". Leo. P. Kadanoff. ONE HUNDRED REASONS TO BE A SCIENTIST, pages 118-119, ICTP Publications, Trieste (2004) pdf

    16. Computational Scenarios. Leo. P. Kadanoff, Physics Today, pp.10-11 (November 2004). pdf

    17. For Journal Club in Condensed Matter Physics 2/05 "On pulled fronts" pdf

    18. Hip Bone is Connected to..., Leo P. Kadanoff, Physics Today, (September 2005). pdf

    19. Pulled Fronts and the Reproductive Individual, Leo P. Kadanoff, Journal of Statistical Physics, p. 1-4 (April 2006). pdf

    20. The value of physics, My election statement for APS, Leo P. Kadanoff, APS News, (May 2006). pdf

    21. An educational moment, Leo P. Kadanoff, Physics Today, (September 2006). pdf

    22. US at a crossroads, Leo P. Kadanoff, Nature Physics Election Commentary, (November 2008). pdf

    23. Hip Bone is connected to... II, Leo P. Kadanoff, Physics Today, (March 2009). pdf

    24. "The Early Years of Condensed Matter Physics at Illinois -- in Celebration of the 80th Birth Year of Charles P. Slichter" -- Charlie Slichter & the gang at Urbana arXiv: 1403.2458 (March 2014) pdf

    25. More is the Same; Mean Field Theory and Phase Transitions, Leo P. Kadanoff, Journal of Statistical Physics. Volume 137, pp 777-797, (December 2009) pdf

    26. Leo P. Kadanoff " Theories of Matter: Infinities and Renormalization" published in The Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Physics editor Robert Batterman, Oxford University Press (2011). pdf

    27. Relating Theories via Renormalization, Leo P. Kadanoff, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 44(1):22-39 (2013) pdf

    28. "Kenneth Geddes Wilson, 1936-2013, An Appreciation", Leo P. Kadanoff, The Perimeter Institute, and The James Franck Institute, Proceeding of StatPhys25 J. Stat. Mech (2013) P10016 pdf

    29. "Slippery Wave Functions" Leo Kadanoff, Journal of Statistical Physics, (May 13, 2013) pdf

    30. "Kenneth Geddes Wison (1936-2013)" Leo Kadanoff, Nature Magazine (August 1, 2013) pdf

    31. "Real-space renormalization in statistical mechanics"
      Efi Efrati, Zhe Wang, Amy Kolan, and Leo P. Kadanoff Rev. Mod. Phys. accepted January 2014. . arXiv:1301.6323 pdf

    32. "Slippery Wave Functions" V2.01 J. Stat. Phys. 152 805-823 (2013). arXiv:1303.058 pdf

    33. "Innovations in Statistical Physics" to be published in Annual Reveiws of Condensed Matter Physics arXiv: 1403.6464 (April 2014) pdf

    34. Reflections on Gibbs: From Statistical Physics to the Amistad J Stat
      Phys 156:1–9 (2014). arXiv:1403.6162 [physics,.hist-ph] pdf