Web Resources

Especially for Students

The Society of Physics Students
 
Physical Review Focus provides explanations of selected physics papers. These short, readable stories allow undergrads and PhD's to follow cutting edge research as it's published in the Physical Review Journals.
 
PhysicsCentral provides a resource for students, offering in-depth stories on selected topics, profiles of noteworthy physicists, exciting visuals, educational material, and links to other sites.

Web Sites of Particular Interest

Physics Today's Web Watch
Web sites of interest to physicists
      
The International Pilot to Physics. Featuring a Physics Calendar, used equipment marketplace, index to on-line physics resources, jobs forum, international links, and more!
      
Why does toast always land butter-side down?
      
Discover one of the most celebrated and revered scientists of modern times
      
An interactive question and answer page maintained by L.A. Bloomfield, author of How Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life
      
More questions & answers - plus links from Scientific American
      
Wrong explanations you may have been taught in school
 

Reference

Constants, units, spectroscopic data, condensed matter data, and more. From the Physics Laboratory at NIST.
 
Periodic table of the elements
 
The Laws List
Alphabetical list of physics definitions, equations, and principles - by E.M. Francis
 
Encyclopedia of physics definitions, equations, and derivations.
 
 
compiled by J. Reinhardt
 

Physics Education

ICPE
International Commission on Physics Education