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Physics & Astronomy: References & Websites

Information for Research in the Physical Sciences.

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

2013 Nobel Prize in Physics

References available on the Web


Center for History of Physics (from AIP)
Einstein Archives Online
History of Physics and Astronomy (from PhysLink)
Physics Success Stories (from AIP)

Education Resources

comPADRE: Physics and Astronomy Education communities
Particle Adventure (from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
World of Physics Online Dictionary (from Wolfram Research)

Physical Constants and Reference Tables

Physics Laboratory Physical Reference Data (from NIST)
NIST Reference on Constants, Units, and Uncertainty (including CODATA Fundamental Constants, International System of Units, and Uncertainty of Measurement Results)
Exact Time (from US Naval Observatory)
Physics Astronomy Classification Scheme – PACS (from APS)
SLACSpeak – glossary and HEP acronyms (from National Accelerator Lab) 
Physics page at


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