Physical Science Resources

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A science involved in studying phenomena or law of the physical world. Includes physics and chemistry.

ChemSpider: Database of over 34 million chemical structures.

Dr. Michio Kaku: Famous physicist’s blog.

EMDataBank: ‘Unified Data Resource for 3-Dimensional Electron Microscopy’.

European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre: Earth shakes, and quakes.

GNU FisicaLab: educational physics software.

High-Energy Physics: Information on high energy physics.

MinutePhysics: Learn physics with multiple, engaging, one minute videos.

NASA Global Climate Change: Vital signs of the planet.

NOAA Photo Library: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration photo library, all images are in the public domain.

Physics and Astronomy: Digital library on Physics and Astronomy. Brought to you by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory(SOA) and NASA.

Physics Forums: Forums, videos, and insights.

Physics Simulations: Learning physics is easier if you have helpful visuals simulations.

PhysLink: Media and information about Physics and Astronomy.

SklogWiki: Find information about thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, with this editable wiki site.

Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics: ‘All articles funded by SCOAP3 appear in the SCOAP3 repository upon publication, alongside the publishers’ own platforms. Several formats are available, including PDF, PDF/A and XML. Articles are published under a CC-BY license and can be freely downloaded and further disseminated. The repository metadata is also available under a CC0 license.’ – Source.

The Physics Encyclopedia:

Tomnod: Look at tons of images of earth and report if you see something interesting. You may just find something incredible! Great way to feel accomplished/volunteer.

University of California – Open Chemistry: Learn chemistry with this free course.

Volcanoes Activity Alerts: See how many earth pimples are ready to pop.

What is Time?: Learn about ‘time’with this very fancy websites.

Worldwide Protein Data Bank

Worldwide Protein Data Bank: ‘wwPDB data centers serve as deposition, annotation, and distribution sites of the PDB archive.’

Protein Data Bank In Europe

PDBx/mmCIF: ‘This site provides information about the format, dictionaries and related software tools used by the Worldwide Protein Data Bank…’.

Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics: ‘…archive information about the 3D shapes of proteins, nucleic acids, and complex assemblies…’


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