My real passion is physics. I wrote or coauthored several (mostly) physics papers (for a bibtex file containing a complete list of my publications, please click here, or here for a PDF):

  1. Diffraction of electromagnetic waves in the gravitational field of the Sun, Slava G. Turyshev and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1704.06824 [gr-qc], Phys. Rev. D 96, 024008 (2017); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.96.024008
  2. Efficient real-time allocation of patrol cars in traffic management, Hussain Al-Harthei, Viktor T. Toth, Atef Garib and Samy A. Mahmoud, Proceedings of the 2nd World Congress on Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering (CSEE'17), ICTE-105 (accepted for publication)
  3. Sparse Representations of Clifford and Tensor algebras in Maxima, Dimiter Prodanov and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1604.06967 [cs.SC], Adv. Appl. Clifford Algebras (2017) 27:661; DOI: 10.1007/s00006-016-0682-x
  4. General relativistic observables for the ACES experiment, Slava G. Turyshev, Nan Yu, and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1512.09019 [gr-qc], Phys. Rev. D 93, 045027 (2016); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.93.045027
  5. TianQin: a space-borne gravitational wave detector, Jun Luo, Li-Sheng Chen, Hui-Zong Duan, Yun-Gui Gong, Shoucun Hu, Jianghui Ji, Qi Liu, Jianwei Mei, Vadim Milyukov, Mikhail Sazhin, Cheng-Gang Shao, Viktor T. Toth, Hai-Bo Tu, Yamin Wang, Yan Wang, Hsien-Chi Yeh, Ming-Sheng Zhan, Yonghe Zhang, Vladimir Zharov and Ze-Bing Zhou, arXiv:1512.02076 [astro-ph.IM], Class. Quant. Grav. 33 (2016) 035010, DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/33/3/035010
  6. Evolution and dynamical properties of Bose-Einstein condensate dark matter stars, Eniko J. M. Madarassy and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1412.7152 [hep-ph], Phys. Rev. D 91, 044041 (2015); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.91.044041. Featured in the February 2015 Kaleidoscope and on the 2016 APS print calendar.
  7. Rotational Velocity Curves in the Milky Way as a Test of Modified Gravity, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:1411.6701 [astro-ph.GA], Phys. Rev. D 91, 043004 (2015); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.91.043004
  8. Accelerating classical charges and the equivalence principle, Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1404.2801 [gr-qc]
  9. Karlhede's invariant and the black hole firewall proposal, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:1404.1845 [gr-qc]
  10. General relativistic laser interferometric observables of the GRACE-Follow-On mission, Slava G. Turyshev, Mikhail V. Sazhin and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1402.7111 [gr-qc], Phys. Rev. D 89, 105029 (2014); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.89.105029
  11. Self-gravitating Bose-Einstein condensates and the Thomas-Fermi approximation, Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1402.0600 [gr-qc], Galaxies 2016, 4(3), 9, DOI: 10.3390/galaxies4030009
  12. New perturbative method for solving the gravitational N-body problem in general relativity, Slava G. Turyshev and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1304.8122 [gr-qc], Int. J. Mod. Phys. D24 (2015) 6, 1550039, DOI: 10.1142/S021827181550039X
  13. Humidification requirements in economizer-type HVAC systems, ASHRAE Transactions 119(1) (2013), DA-13-022
  14. General relativistic observables of the GRAIL mission, Slava G. Turyshev, Viktor T. Toth and Mikhail V. Sazhin, arXiv:1212.0232 [gr-qc], Phys. Rev. D 87, 024020 (2013); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.87.024020
  15. Numerical simulation code for self-gravitating Bose-Einstein condensates, Eniko J. M. Madarassy and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1207.5249 [astro-ph.GA], Computer Physics Communications 184 (2013), pp. 1339-1343; DOI: 10.1016/j.cpc.2012.12.024
  16. Applying MOG to lensing: Einstein rings, Abell 520 and the Bullet Cluster, J. W. Moffat, S. Rahvar and V. T. Toth, arXiv:1204.2985 [astro-ph.CO]
  17. Support for the thermal origin of the Pioneer anomaly, Slava G. Turyshev, Viktor T. Toth, Gary Kinsella, Siu-Chun Lee, Shing M. Lok and Jordan Ellis, arXiv:1204.2507 [gr-qc], Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 241101 (2012); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.241101. Featured on the cover of Vol. 108, Iss. 24 (June 15, 2012)
  18. Comment on "The Real Problem with MOND" by Scott Dodelson, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:1112.4386 [astro-ph.CO]
  19. Accelerating relativistic reference frames in Minkowski space-time, Slava G. Turyshev, Olivier L. Minazzoli and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1109.1796 [gr-qc], J. Math. Phys. 53, 032501 (2012); DOI: 10.1063/1.3692166
  20. Support for temporally varying behavior of the Pioneer anomaly from the extended Pioneer 10 and 11 Doppler data sets, Slava G. Turyshev, Viktor T. Toth, Jordan Ellis and Craig B. Markwardt, arXiv:1107.2886 [gr-qc], Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 081103 (2011); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.081103
  21. Cosmological observations in a modified theory of gravity (MOG), J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:1104.2957 [astro-ph.CO], Galaxies 2013, 1(1), 65-82; DOI: 10.3390/galaxies1010065
  22. Testing Modified Gravity (MOG) with gas-dominated galaxies, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:1103.5634 [astro-ph.GA]
  23. Cosmological consequences of Modified Gravity (MOG), Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1011.5174 [gr-qc], Expanded version of invited talk given at the International Conference on Two Cosmological Models, Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de Mexico, November 17-19, 2010
  24. Can Modified Gravity (MOG) explain the speeding Bullet (Cluster)?, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:1005.2685 [gr-qc]
  25. The virial theorem and planetary atmospheres, Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1002.2980 [physics.gen-ph], Időjárás - Quarterly Journal of the Hungarian Meteorological Service (HMS), Vol. 114, No. 3, pp. 229-234
  26. The Pioneer Anomaly, Slava G. Turyshev and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1001.3686 [gr-qc], Living Revs. Relativity 13, (2010), 4
  27. Modified Jordan-Brans-Dicke theory with scalar current and the Eddington-Robertson gamma-parameter, John. W. Moffat and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:1001.1564 [gr-qc], Int. J. Mod. Phys. D21 (2012), 12, 1250084, DOI: 10.1142/S0218271812500848
  28. Observationally Verifiable Predictions of Modified Gravity, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:0908.0781 [astro-ph.CO], Talk given by JWM at the "The Invisible Universe" conference, Paris, France, June 29-July 3, 2009; AIP Conf. Proc. 1241, 1066-1073, DOI: 10.1063/1.3462601
  29. Redesigning Electroweak Theory: Does the Higgs Particle Exist?, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:0908.0780 [hep-th], Talk given by JWM at the Tenth Workshop on Non-Perturbative QCD at l'Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France, 8-12 June 2009
  30. The Puzzle of the Flyby Anomaly, Slava G. Turyshev and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:0907.4184 [gr-qc] Space Science Reviews 148(1), 169-174 (2010), DOI: 10.1007/s11214-009-9571-0
  31. The Pioneer Anomaly in the Light of New Data, Slava G. Turyshev and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:0906.0399 [gr-qc] Space Science Reviews 148(1), 149-167 (2010), DOI: 10.1007/s11214-009-9543-4
  32. Comment on "Modified scalar-tensor-vector gravity theory and the constraint on its parameters" by Deng, et al., J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:0903.5291 [gr-qc]
  33. Thermal recoil force, telemetry, and the Pioneer anomaly, Viktor T. Toth and Slava G. Turyshev, arXiv:0901.4597 [physics.space-ph], Phys. Rev. D. 79, 043011 (2009), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.79.043011
  34. Independent analysis of the orbits of Pioneer 10 and 11, Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:0901.3466 [gr-qc], Int. J. Mod. Phys. D18 (2009) 5, 717-741, DOI: 10.1142/S0218271809014728
  35. Satellite galaxy velocity dispersions in the SDSS and modified gravity models, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, 0901.1927 [astro-ph], Galaxies 2014, 2(2), 263-274; DOI: 10.3390/galaxies2020263
  36. The running of coupling constants and unitarity in a finite electroweak model, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, 0812.1994 [hep-ph]
  37. A finite electroweak model without a Higgs particle, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:0812.1991 [hep-ph]
  38. The bending of light and lensing in modified gravity, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:0805.4774 [astro-ph], MNRAS 397 (2009) 1885-1992, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2009.14876.x
  39. Fundamental parameter-free solutions in Modified Gravity, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:0712.1796 [gr-qc], Class. Quant. Grav. 26 (2009) 085002, DOI: 10.1088/0264-9381/26/8/085002
  40. Modified gravity and the origin of inertia, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:0710.3415 [gr-qc], MNRAS Letters 395 (2009) L25-L28, DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-3933.2009.00633.x
  41. Pioneer Anomaly: Evaluating Newly Recovered Data, Viktor T. Toth and Slava G. Turyshev, arXiv:0710.2656 [gr-qc], AIP Conf. Proc. 977, 264-283 (2008), DOI: 10.1063/1.2902790
  42. Modified Gravity: Cosmology without dark matter or Einstein's cosmological constant, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:0710.0364 [astro-ph]
  43. Physics Engineering in the Study of the Pioneer Anomaly, Slava G. Turyshev and Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:0710.0191 [physics.space-ph], invited talk at the "IV Physics Engineering International Meeting," Mexico City, Mexico, 15-19 October 2007
  44. Testing modified gravity with globular cluster velocity dispersions, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:0708.1935 [gr-qc] ApJ 680, 1158 (2008), DOI: 10.1086/587926
  45. Testing modified gravity with motion of satellites around galaxies, J. W. Moffat and V. T. Toth, arXiv:0708.1264 [astro-ph]
  46. The Pioneer Anomaly: Seeking an explanation in newly recovered data, Viktor T. Toth and Slava G. Turyshev, arXiv:gr-qc/0603016 Can. J. Phys. 84: 1063-1087 (2006), DOI: 10.1139/P07-005
  47. The Study of the Pioneer Anomaly: New Data and Objectives for New Investigation, Slava G. Turyshev, Viktor T. Toth, Larry R. Kellogg, Eunice. L. Lau, Kyong J. Lee, arXiv:gr-qc/0512121 Int. J. Mod. Phys. D15 (2006) 1, 1-56, DOI: 10.1142/S0218271806008218
  48. Tensor manipulation in GPL Maxima, Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:cs/0503073
  49. A rapid solution of Rubik's Cube (A bűvös kocka egy gyors rendezése), Viktor Tóth, Középiskolai Matematikai Lapok (Mathematical Journal for Secondary Schools) 60:5 198-200 (1980)

(See also my papers on the ADS, my Perimeter Institute page and its cached archive version, and my Google Scholar page.)

Articles

Some of my answers on Quora were featured online by Forbes Magazine, The Huffington Post and Apple News. I also wrote a couple of articles for non-peer reviewed magazines:

  1. Theoretical Physics Is More Important To Everyday Life Than Most People Think, Forbes Tech online, July 19, 2017; also as Why Should Normal People Bother Learning About Theoretical Physics?, Huffington Post, July 20, 2017
  2. Is There Anything That Can Travel Faster Than Light?, Forbes Tech online, July 13, 2017; also as Why Can't Anything Move Faster Than the Speed of Light?, Huffington Post, July 11, 2017; and as Is It True That Nothing is Faster Than Light?, Apple News, August 8, 2017
  3. Why Does Our Sun – a White Star – Appear to Be Orange?, Huffington Post, June 26, 2017; also as Our Sun Is A White Star, So Why Does It Appear Orange?, Forbes Tech online, June 27, 2017; and as What Makes the Sun Appear Orange?, Apple News, July 3, 2017
  4. Why Nuclear Reactor Meltdowns Create Radiation That Lasts For Centuries, Forbes Tech online, June 21, 2017; also as Nuclear Bombs and Nuclear Reactor Meltdowns Affect the Environment in Very Different Ways, Huffington Post, June 22, 2017
  5. If Time Freezes At The Edge Of A Black Hole, Could Someone Theoretically Live Forever?, Forbes Tech online, May 25, 2017; also as Is it Possible to Live Forever at the Edge of a Black Hole? Huffington Post, May 31, 2017; and as Since Time Freezes at the Edge of a Black Hole, Could You Live Forever There?, Apple News, June 4, 2017
  6. The Marriage Of Einstein's Theory Of Relativity And Quantum Physics Depends On The Pull Of Gravity, Forbes Tech online, May 17, 2017; also as Can Quantum Physics and Relativity Co-Exist?, Huffington Post, May 18, 2017; and as The Ongoing Conflict Between Einstein's Relativity and Quantum Physics, Apple News, May 23, 2017
  7. Why Do General Relativity And Quantum Mechanics Need To Be Unified?, Forbes Tech online, April 13, 2017; also as Why Is It Important to Reconcile Quantum Mechanics and General Relativity?, Huffington Post, April 14, 2017
  8. A History Of The Scientific Understanding Of Heat, Forbes Tech online, March 31, 2017; also as The Scientific Theory That Failed Combustion Engine Advancement, Huffington Post, April 3, 2017
  9. Will The Sun Become A Black Hole When It Dies?, Forbes Tech online, March 20, 2017; also Huffington Post, March 21, 2017
  10. Why Is the Speed Of Light Considered The Cosmic Speed Limit?, Forbes Tech online, March 13, 2017
  11. Why Can't Scientists Find Planet 9?, Viktor T. Toth, Forbes Tech online, January 31, 2017
  12. If Energy Can't Be Created Or Destroyed, Why Can We Use It?, Viktor T. Toth, Forbes Tech online, January 4, 2017
  13. How Astronomers 'See' Cosmic Events From 12 Billion Years Ago, Viktor T. Toth, Forbes Tech online, December 27, 2016
  14. Why Einstein's elegant theory of relativity has stood the test of time, Viktor T. Toth, Forbes Tech online, December 2, 2016
  15. Nobody has proved Einstein wrong about relativity, but people are still trying, Viktor T. Toth, Forbes Tech online, November 30, 2016
  16. Is theoretical physics a waste of resources?, Viktor T. Toth, Forbes Tech online, September 14, 2016
  17. Are we alone in the Universe?, Viktor T. Toth, Forbes Tech online, July 19, 2016
  18. Finding the Source of the Pioneer Anomaly, Viktor T. Toth and Slava G. Turyshev, IEEE Spectrum, December 2012 (cover story)
  19. Study of the Pioneer Anomaly: A scientific detective story, Viktor T. Toth, arXiv:0903.0075 [physics.space-ph], invited article in The Postgraduate Magazine 2007;1:24-30 (School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne)

Talks

I have attended several conferences and gave talks at other venues. Here are some select presentations: