Friday, February 03, 2006

High citation counts sighted

InCites, the online newsletter of Thomson Scientific/ISI (publisher of Science Citation Index/World of Science), has highlighted two publications by IfA astronomers:

Istvan Szapudi is a co-author of one of the TOP THREE MOST-CITED physics papers published in the last two-years:
“Cosmological Parameters from SDSS and WMAP,” by Tegmark M; et al.
Physical Review D 69 (10): art. no.-103501. May 2004.
Citations: 254

John Tonry’s paper: “Type Ia Supernova Discoveries at z > 1 from the Hubble Space Telescope: Evidence for Past Deceleration and Constraints on Dark Energy Evolution,” by Riess, Adam G; et al.
Astrophysical Journal 607 (2): 665-687. 1 June 2004.
was designated as a Hot Paper in Physics in the January 16, 2006, segment of SCI-BYTES—What's New in Research.
Total citations to date: 213
"This 2004 report from Astrophysical Journal was cited 53 times
in current journal articles indexed by Thomson Scientific during
September-October 2005. No other physics paper published in the
last two years, aside from reviews, collected more citations during
that two-month period."