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Internet Resources in Astronomy & Astrophysics

Lunar eclipse mosaic View the Astronomy Picture of the Day provided by NASA.

AstroWeb Database to to astronomy-related information on the Internet.
Caltech Observational Cosmology Group
Center for Earth and Planetary Studies National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Comet Information Provided by Harvard University and International Comet Quarterly (ICQ).
Cosmic Quotations: A Multicultural Collection From the Western Washington University Planetarium.
Earth and Moon Viewer
Earth and Sky Radio Series
Extrasolar Planets Encyclopedia
Extrasolar Visions Information about newly discovered extrasolar planets.
MIT Open CourseWare: Aeronautics and Astronautics
NASA Eclipse Web Site From the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center.
NASA Multimedia Gallery Visit NASA photo, video, audio, and arts galleries.
NASA Space Mission Acronym List and Hyperlink Guide
NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED)
PAM Web site of Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division of the Special Libraries Association.
Physics and Astronomy Classification Scheme (PACS) Provided by the American Institute of Physics.
Physics of Microwave Background Anisotropies Provided by Wayne Hu, Associate Professor, University of Chicago. Astronomy Education Resources
Planck Science Team Home Page
Sky Chart
Sky Information Provided by Griffith Observatory.
SkyView Virtual Observatory
Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Solar System Simulator A NASA/JPL/Caltech spyglass on the cosmos.
Space Calendar Space-related activities and anniversaries. Provided by NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology.
StarDate Online
Steven Hawking's Universe
US Geological Survey Astrogeology Research Program
WebStars: Astrophysics in Cyberspace From NASA High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center.

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Internet Resources in Physics

American Institute of Physics
American Physical Society: A Century of Physics Open access to e-prints in Physics and other subjects. Provided by Cornell University and the National Science Foundation.
Eric Weisstein's World of Physics
Making Matter: The Atomic Structure of Materials
MIT Open CourseWare: Physics
Net Advance of Physics Review articles and tutorials in an encyclopedic format.
Official String Theory Web Site
PAM Web site of the Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division of the Special Libraries Association.
Physics and Astronomy Classification Scheme (PACS) Provided by the American Institute of Physics.
PhysLink Contains links to physics news, jobs, societies, reference sources, scientific journals, and high-tech companies.
Present Situation in Quantum Mechanics: A Translation of Schrödinger's "Cat Paradox Paper"
Research Channel Programs: Stanford Science Online videos. Collection includes "What Happens at Absolute Zero?" presented by Stanford University professor of physics, Douglas Osheroff and "To Infinity and Beyond: Gravity Probe B" presented by Stanford University professor of aeronautics and astronautics, Brad Parkinson.
Selected Papers of Great American Physicists Provided by the AIP Center for History of Physics.
Superconductivity Papers Database
Walk through Time A historic view of the evolution of time measurement provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. This series begins with ancient calendars and ends with the atomic beam clocks.

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Laboratories & Accelerators

Brookhaven National Laboratory
Center for Integrated Systems
CERN European Laboratory for Particle Physics (Switzerland)
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
International Linear Collider
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Particle Accelerators Around the World
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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Observatories & Space Telescopes

Anglo-Australian Observatory
Chandra X-Ray Center
European Southern Observatory
Gemini Observatory
Griffith Observatory
HubbleSite From NASA.
Keck Observatory University of California observatory in Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
Lick Observatory University of California observatory at Mt. Hamilton.
Mauna Kea Observatories From the University of Hawaii. Provides information about the 13 telescopes near the summit of Mauna Kea on the Island of Hawaii.
NASA Space Technology Ground-Based Solar and Astrophysical Observatory Guide
NASA's High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center: Observatories Images, descriptions, and data from x-ray and gamma-ray astronomy satellites, both past and present missions.
National Optical Astronomy Observatory
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
SkyView Virtual Observatory
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory
Space Telescope Science Institute
Subaru Telescope at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

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Nobel Prizes in Physics Provided by the Nobel Foundation.
Nobel Laureates in Physics This page is a service of the SLAC Library.
Nobel Prize Internet Archive
Stanford University Department of Physics Nobel Laureates

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Bohr, Niels Henrik David Biography provided by PBS Online.
Einstein, Albert A biography of Albert Einstein from the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archives.
Einstein Archives Provided by the Jewish National and University Library, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Einstein at Princeton Collection of photographs.
Einstein: Image and Impact Online exhibit provided by the American Institute of Physics, Center for History of Physics.
Einstein Papers Project At the California Institute of Technology.
Einstein World
Einstein's Big Idea Provided by Nova Online.
Einstein's Letters to Roosevelt Provided by E-World.
Fermi, Enrico Brief biography provided by San Jose State University Virtual Museum. Includes references.
Feynman, Richard Feynman Online.
Galileo Galilei's Notes on Motion Contains Galileo's notes, calculations, drawings, and drafts related to his theorems and problems on motion and mechanics.
Galileo Project At Rice University. Includes information regarding the life and work of Galileo Galilei.
Gamow, George Provided by the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Gibbs, J. Willard Biography provided by the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Includes quotes, references, and a list of his honors and awards.
Hawking, Stephen Autobiographical site.
Heisenberg, Werner Biography provided by the American Institute of Physics. Includes bibliography.
Kaku, Dr. Michio Includes a biography of Dr. Michio Kaku, information regarding airings of his nationally syndicated science radio talk show, and a collection of Dr. Kaku's articles and publications.
Landau, Lev Davidovich Biography provided by the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Includes quotes, references, and a list of his honors and awards.
Newton, Sir Issac Links to The Newton Project at the University of Sussex.
Oppenheimer, J. Robert Site created for a course taught at Fenelon Falls Secondary School in Ontario, Canada.
Planck, Max Biography provided by the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Provides quotes, references, and a list of his honors and awards.
Rutherford, Lord Ernest Includes biography, bibliography, time line, and family tree.
Schrödinger, Erwin Biography provided by the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Includes quotes, references, and a list of his honors and awards.
Thomson, Joseph John: The Discovery of the Electron Provided by The American Institute of Physics at Princeton. A history of the work of John Joseph Thomson, including descriptions of his experiments that explored theories on the electron.

Other Biographical Resources

4000 Years of Women in Science
Biography and Genealogy Master Index (Stanford Only) Covers more than 12.7 million biographical sketches.
Bright Sparcs More than 4000 Australian Scientists from 1800 to the present.
Bruce Medalists Awarded by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, the Catherine Wolfe Bruce gold medal honors individuals for lifetime contributions to astronomy.
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics Provided by UCLA. An archive of data including 86 twentieth century women who have made original and important contributions to physics.
Cosmology Prize (Peter Gruber Foundation) Honors scientific advances in our perception and understanding of the universe. The prize is awarded annually to an outstanding astronomer, cosmologist, physicist, mathematician, or philosopher of science.
Edgar Fahs Smith Collection Devoted to the history of chemistry, emphasizing periods before 1850. Includes prints, engravings, and photographs of eminent scientists, their laboratories, and their equipment.
Emilio Segre Visual Archives American Institute of Physics searchable database which focuses on American physicists and astronomers of the twentieth century.
ISI's 1120 Most Cited Physicists 1981-1997. Ranked by total citations. Provided by the Nobel Foundation.
PhotoNet From The California Institute of Technology. An online database containing thousands of images from the Caltech Archives.
Stanford University Department of Physics: Nobel Prize Winners
Women in Science Poster Project


A Short Dictionary of Science Quotations Provided by naturalSCIENCE. Sorted alphabetically by author.
Albert Einstein Quotes
Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein
Mathematical Quotations Server From Furman University.
Science Quotes

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Absolute Science Hosts Mignon Fogarty and Adam Lowe digest the best stories of the week and highlight the science that makes these stories tick.
Groks Science Show Provides an-depth look at recent developments in science and technology and examines the effect of these discoveries on our daily lives. Each episode features an interview with a leading scientist, researcher, or science writer discussing stimulating work occurring in his or her field.
Loh-Down on Science Caltech physics graduate Sandra Tsing Loh explains the world of science with a dash of humor.
NOVA scienceNOW Short audio stories from the world of science through brief, often irreverent conversations with scientists and science journalists.
Quirks and Quarks Hosted by Bob McDonald and aired on CBC Radio One in Canada each week, this program explores the latest in science, technology, medicine, and the environment.
Science Friday Weekly science talk show hosted by Ira Flatow, broadcast live over public radio stations as part of NPR's "Talk of the Nation" programming.
Science Podcasts Periodic podcasts built around interesting stories in the journal and on its sister sites. Listen to these audiocasts from your computer or subscribe to Science’s podcast feed to automatically download the files for syncing to portable audio devices.
Scientific American’s Science Talk Steve Mirsky explores the latest developments in science and technology through interviews with leading scientists and journalists.
Universe Today Hosted by Fraser Cain, brief interviews on leading-edge topics in astronomy.

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Science News

AIP Physics News Updated weekly. Summary of the latest advances in physics.
BBC Online: Science & Nature
Chemical & Engineering News Free to members of the American Chemical Society. Technology
EurekAlert Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Includes searchable database of science news releases.
New York Times: Science Newsmagazine.
PhysicsWorld: News Global news and information. Published by IOP.
ScienCentral News
Science News Online Weekly newsmagazine of science.
ScienceDaily Latest research news.
Scientific Newsmagazine.
SciTech Daily Review
SciTech Library Newsletter
Stanford University News: Science & Technology News and information about the Sun-Earth environment.

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Space News

Astronomy Now Online
Astronomy Magazine
Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams Science & Space
MSNBC News: Space News
National Radio Astronomy Observatory: Press Releases
National Space Society: News
Sky & Telescope
Space Bulletins From a variety of organizations. Organized and updated by FreeMars.
Spaceflight Now News and information about the Sun-Earth environment.
NASA News & Events
Universe Today

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Universities & Rankings Provided by the American Institute of Physics. Guide to graduate programs in physics and related fields.
PhysNet Database of Physics Departments Worldwide


California Institute of Technology
Columbia University
Cornell University
Harvard University
Johns Hopkins University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ohio State University
Princeton University
Rice University
SUNY Stony Brook
University of California Berkeley
University of California Davis
University of California Irvine
University of California Los Angeles
University of California Merced
University of California Riverside
University of California San Diego
University of California San Francisco
University of California Santa Barbara
University of California Santa Cruz
University of Chicago
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Illinois
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Maryland College Park
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
University of Pennsylvania
University of Texas Austin
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin Madison
Yale University


College Rankings From U.S. News Online.
Graduate School Rankings From U.S. News Online.

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