Favorite Physics Links
See also Favorite Astronomy Links, Educational Resources in Physics and Astronomy, and Jobs in Physics, Astronomy, and Other Fields.
Guides into the world of physics
- World Year of Physics 2005
- PhysLink — “comprehensive resource tools for physicists and physics students.”
- PhysicsWeb — European site is particularly good for news.
- DC Physics — by Doug Craigen.
- Science: Physics — from Yahoo.
- Physics News Update — an excellent weekly account of new discoveries. You can browse or search through several years' worth of these at this site or at the University of Exeter.
- Physics Central —
American Physical Society site presents research, news, and background information at the level of high school physics.
- Physical Review Focus — short, readable explanations, roughly at the level of a first year physics graduate student, of selected research articles from the American Physical Society journals.
- Physics 2000 — An interactive journey through modern physics, presented by the University of Colorado.
- The Net Advance of Physics — gateway to essays, lecture notes, books, and more.
- The Online Journal Publishing Service — view tables of contents and look at
all the abstracts, including those from some issues not yet published, for such
journals as Physical Review, Applied Physics Letters, Optics Letters,
and Chaos. Nonsubscribers can buy individual articles.
- MatterNews — rewritten press releases from universities and others describing recent developments. Lots of ads, but no links to sources.
- American Institute of Physics — includes statistics on salaries, enrollments, degrees, etc.
- Physical Science Resource Center — extensive site from the American Association of Physics Teachers.
- Physics FAQs (Frequently Answered Questions) — and answers
- Physics Mailing Lists and Newsletters
- The Laws List — laws, rules, principles, effects, paradoxes, limits, constants, & experiments.
- A Dictionary of Measures, Units, and Conversions
- How Stuff Works — explanations of the physics of every day life by Marshall Brain.
- University Physics Departments — more than 1600 of them around the world.
Closer to home
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