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DATABASES PERIODICALS
Search Sciences databases (includes Physics).

IOP Journals - Search 62 journals from The Institute of Physics.
 
Films on Demand - Physical Sciences: includes videos in the fields of astronomy, chemistry, and physical science. VIDEOS.
Find Journals on Physics.

Search by journal name:
  • astrophysical journal
  • international journal of modern physics
  • research journal of physics

NEW:Nature - fulltext articles available from January 2009 to the present.
NEWS/BLOGS REFERENCE BOOKS / E-BOOKS
(For more, search the Library Catalog)
 
 
 
Astronomy encyclopedia (2002), Credo eBook
 
Dictionary of science, 5th ed. (2005), Knovel eBook

McGraw-Hill concise encyclopedia of science and technology (2009), Credo eBook
 
Neutron physics (2008), EBSCO eBook

Nuclear physics (2009), EBSCO eBook

Penguin dictionary of physics (2009), Credo eBook
 
See also this free online collection:
 
National Academies Press: 4000+ free-for-download pdfs of research publications in various scientific fields, including math, chemistry and physics.
WEBSITES
Helpful Physics Resources (from CBU's Physics Department)

General

ArXiv.org: Pre-prints and working papers in physics, mathematics, and computer science.
 
Center for the History of Physics: History of modern physics and allied fields including astronomy, geophysics, optics, etc.
 
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics: Important contributions made by 83 women in the 20th century, documented by original papers in which discoveries were first reported.
 
PhysLink.com: Physics and astronomy research and reference.
 
Physics Classroom: Online physics tutorial.
 
PhysicsWeb: Physics news, jobs, and resources.
 
Popular Science Archive: Search 137 years of fully digitized issues, including covers, illustrations, and advertisements.
 
Royal Society Archives: Search the publications of the Royal Society, back to 1665; historic (pre-1940s) material available free online.

Science.gov - Physics: Guide to science Web sites databases (specific content varies by database).

Reference

Eric Weisstein's World of Physics: Definitions of terms from the world of physics.

Exploring the Table of Isotopes: Periodic table interface to data on all isotopes for each element. Includes a Glossary of Nuclear Science Terms and links to related websites.
 
Martindale's Calculators Online - Physics Center: Links to calculators available for astrophysics, astronomy, and astrobiology.

NIST Physical Reference Data: National Institute of Standards and Technology Data site for chemical and physics reference data. Includes data links for physical constants, spectroscopic, ionization, x-ray and gamma-ray, radiation dosimetry, nuclear physics and condensed matter data.

Physics and Astronomy Classification Scheme (PACS 2010): Codes for fields and sub-fields of physics.

WolframAlpha Physics: Compute cosmological properties, centripetal acceleration, diffraction patterns, and more. TIP: anywhere you see a >>, you can click on it for more examples.

Simulations

NTNUJAVA Virtual Physics Laboratory: Physics-related java simulations made available under the Creative Commons.
 
PhET: Interactive Simulations: Free, research-based science simulations. (University of Colorado at Boulder). ANIMATIONS.
 
Associations
 
 
 
Astrophysics
 
Astrophysics Library - Cal Tech: Guide to material on astrophysics and astronomy.
 
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS): Four databases: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Instrumentation, Physics and Geophysics, and preprints in Astronomy. Consists of searchable bibliographic records and browseable full-text scans of astronomical literature.

Particle Physics

ABC's of Nuclear Science: Introduction to nuclear science, including antimatter, beta rays, cosmic connection, etc. (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory).
 
 
Current Experiments in Particle Physics: Lists several hundred current high-energy physics experiments with descriptions and links. (Stanford).
 
Office of High Energy Physics: Division of the U.S. Department of Energy.
 
Particle Adventure: Interactive exploration of quarks, neutrinos, antimatter, dark matter, and more, from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; classroom material included.
 
Particle Data Group: International collaborative group charged with summarizing Particle Physics, plus related areas in Cosmology and Astrophysics.
 
T-2 Nuclear Information Service: Data for nuclear modeling, cross sections, nuclear masses, ENDF, NJOY data processing, nuclear astrophysics, radioactivity, radiation shielding, data for medical radiotherapy, data for high-energy accelerator applications, data and codes for fission and fusion systems.