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Physics Websites

See the Physics Department homepage for a description of Siena's program.

Gateway Websites

Center for the History of Physics 
Echo Science & Technology Virtual Center 
Physics News Update
The Net Advance of Physics 
NIST Physical Reference Data - Physics and Astronomy Reference 

People in Physics

Einstein Archives Online 
Famous Physicists 
Nobel Laureates in Physics, 1901-present  
Pictures of Famous Physicists 
Selected Papers of Great American Physicists
Einstein Light 

Physical Constants, Data, Conversion Factors and Functions

Automated Metric Conversion Calculator 
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics 
CODATA Key Values of Thermodynamics
Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures
Elemental Data Index
Fundamental Physical Constants
Index to Physical, Chemical and Other Property Data 
International System of Units (SI) 
Martindale’s Calculators On-Line Center: Physics
NIST Data Gateway
NIST Physical Reference Data 
The NIST Reference on Constants, Units, and Uncertainty
Physical and Chemical Properties Data (UW Madison Chemistry Library)
ThermoDex (University of Texas Libraries)
Tables Removed from CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics 71st through 79th Editions 
Wolfram Mathematical Functions

Particles & Processes of Physics

Hands on CERN
Live From CERN: Antimatter
The Official String Theory Website


NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (California Institute of Technology)
Astronomy Center
Explore Mars Now: Interactive Materials Habitat
Portal to the Universe (from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the International Astronomical Union)
Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Professional Associations and Societies

Acoustical Society of America
American Association of Physics Teachers 
American Astronomical Society
American Chemical Society
American Geophysical Union 
American Institute of Physics  

E-Print (pre-print) Archives E-Print Archive
E-print Network
Mathematical Physics Preprint Archive (University of Texas)

Government Resources

Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
Energy Information Administration
NASA Technical Reports Server 

Physics Education

Flash Animation for Physics


A list of databases relevant to Physics


Use when you have a citation and want to know if Siena has the journal.

Print and electronic journals for Physics

Remember to check CYRIL, the Siena Library catalog, for other resources.