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ditigal learning materials and Educational resources: BUBL Link--Physics Education - Catalog of Internet resources in physics education.
College Physics for Students of Biology and Chemistry - Hypertextbook written for first-year undergraduate physics students, written by Kenneth R. Koehler and Raymond Walters College at the University of Cincinnati.
COMPADRE - Partnership of the American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Astronomical Society, the American Institute of Physics/Society of Physics Students, and the American Physical Society providing a network of free online resource collections supporting faculty, students, and teachers in Physics and Astronomy Education.
FOR STUDENTS: Nucleus  - Community, scholarships, research, & more Physics Classroom - A physics tutorial
  Physics Careers Resource - Career resources & options Physics to Go - A bi-monthly online magazine

FOR FACULTY GENERAL: OSP - Open Source Physics PSRC - Physical Sciences Resource
  PER-Central  - Physics Education Research uCOMP - Computational Physics

FOR FACULTY -CLASSES: Advanced Labs - Junior and Senior Labs Quantum Exchange - Quantum Physics Resources
  Astronomy Center - Introductory Astronomy Course Resources Spacetime Emporium - Relativity Resources
  Physics Source - Introductory Physics Course STP - Statistical and Thermal Physics Course Resources

ILUMINA DIGITAL LIBRARY FOR PHYSICS - Undergraduate teaching materials
Khan Academy - A not-for-profit organization with the mission of providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere with over 1000 videos on YouTube covering everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations, physics, chemistry, biology and finance recorded by Salman Khan.
Learn Physics Today - Online physics tutorial developed by faculty at Colegio Franklin D. Roosevelt in Lima, Peru.
Physics 2000 - Interactive introduction to modern physics developed by Professor Martin V. Goldman at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Physics Applets - University of Oregon's collection of JAVA applets for use in physics, astronomy, or environmental sciences courses.

SIXTY SYMBOLS - Videos about the symbols of physics.

Electronic journals: ARXVI.ORG - Cornell University Library - Open access to 402,931 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Quantitative Biology
New Journal of Physics - A peer-reviewed, all-electronic journal publishing original research in all areas of physics, produced by the Institute of Physics.
Journal of High Energy Physics (JHEP) - Peer-reviewed electronic journal sponsored by CERN.
General physics metasites:


Resources in Physics - Provides links to physics resources organized around the following areas: people, professional societies, institutions, reference, eprints, and pathfinders maintained by the Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics (PAM) division of the Special Libraries Association.
Internet Pilot to Physics - Aimed at promoting physics not only to scientists but also to the industry, schools, students and any individuals interested in physics and natural science. It includes an Internet search engine that focuses on physics sites, physics-related Java applets, and physics discussion forums.
Condensed Matter
General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
High Energy Physics
Nuclear Physics
Quantum Physics

Yahoo! Science: Physics - Metasite for Internet resources, organized by physics discipline.
WWW Virtual Library--Physics - Links to several sections of the Virtual Library related to physics.

History of Physics: Center for the History of Physics - This center, a section of the American Institute of Physics, has a mission to preserve and make known the history of modern physics and allied fields, including astronomy, geophysics, optics, and the like.
Laboratories: European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) - CERN Laboratory provides state-of-the-art scientific facilities for researchers to use. Their Web site has a great deal of information on the research being conducted at the laboratory.
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) - U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory for research exploring the fundamental nature of matter and energy. Site includes a cybertour of Fermilab with information on high-energy physics and the research done at the laboratory.
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) - Virtual Visitor's Center page with an introduction to SLAC, and information for students and teachers.
People in Physics: Who's Who In Atomic and Plasma Physics -Searchable site at the Plasma Laboratory at the Weizmann Institute of Science with more than 980 entries of physicists working in atomic and plasma physics.
HEP Virtual Phonebook - Links to phone books and directories of HEP sites or experiments around the world compiled by the HEP Network Resource Center.
Famous Physicists - Yahoo's index of sites of famous physicists.
Nobel Laureates in Physics, 1901-1999 - Resource on Nobel laureates, with brief biographical entries and a description of the discovery that earned the Nobel Prize.
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics - Archive of more than 80 citations of women who contributed to physics in the 20th century created by the UCLA Department of Physics.
Preprint sites: Eprint Server - Fully automated electronic archive and distribution server for research papers. Covered areas include physics and related disciplines, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, computational linguistics, and neuroscience.
Professional societies: American Institute of Physics (AIP) - Founded in 1931, it currently has ten member societies, including the American Physical Society, the Optical Society of America and the American Association of Physics Teachers.
Institute of Physics (IOP) - Based in Britain, has more than 26,000 members worldwide and publishes 34 journals in physics and related areas.
Resources of Scholarly Societies--Physics - Links to physics professional and scholarly societies around the world.
Reference sources: NIST (National institute of standards and technology) Physical Reference Data - Searchable resource containing physical constants, spectroscopy data, and other data. Other NIST databases related to physics, including nuclear physics data and condensed matter data, are available.
Eric Weisstein's Physics Encyclopedia - Online encyclopedia of physics is an excellent resource for definitions of physics terms.
AIP Physics News
- Weekly bulletin of physics news with a searchable archive. It is a digest of physics news items arising from physics meetings, physics journals, newspapers and magazines, and other news sources.
Specialized physics Web indexes: Online Particle Physics Information - Organizes online catalogs, databases, directories, Web pages, etc., which are of value to the particle physics community and provides descriptions of each resource's scope and content to assist researchers in choosing the right source to fit their information needs.
Particle-Surface Physics Resources on the Internet - Annotated list of Internet resources.
Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML)  - 
State-of-the-art developing standard for describing 3 dimensional scenes across the internet. The NCSA Relativity Group is making a concerted effort to use VRML to distribute information about our simulations. Here, you will links to information on VRML and some VRML files of our own
SYMBOLS: SIXTY SYMBOLS - Videos about the symbols of physics.



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