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Physics Central
"The American Physical Society represents some 42,000 physicists, and most of our work centers on scientific meetings and publications-the primary ways that physicists communicate with each other. With Physics Central, we communicate the excitement and importance of physics to everyone. We invite you to visit our site every week to find out how physics is part of your world. We'll answer your questions on how things work and keep you informed with daily updates on physics in the news. We'll describe the latest research and the people who are doing it and, if you want more, where to go on the web."
Sections include: Physics in Action ; People in Physics ; Physics in Pictures ; Physics News ; Physics Links ; Dear Lou ; Writers Gallery.

PhysicsWeb - Resources
Sections include: Jobs ; Organizations ; Educational ; Media ; Computing ; Reference ; Exhibitions and Museums ; Miscellaneous ; Other Resources.

" a broad-ranging interactive physics exploration environment which is written in HTML with Javascript calculation routines. It is under continuing development by Dr. Rod Nave of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia State University. The sections on Thermodynamics , Electricity & Magnetism and Light & Vision are currently under development ... Associated with HyperPhysics is a developing set of interactive outlines of a number of the undergraduate physics courses at GSU."

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Physics Laboratory
"The Physics Laboratory is one of the major operating units of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Its mission is to support United States industry by providing measurement services and research for electronic, optical, and radiation technologies...The Laboratory programs span the full range from tests of fundamental postulates of physics through generic technology to the more immediate needs of industry and commerce. Its constituency is broadly distributed throughout academia, government, and industry."

PBS - NOVA - Magnetic Storm (November 2003)
"Is the magnetic field protecting Earth from Deadly radiation about to reverse direction or even disappear?"
Sections include: Impact on Animals ; When Compasses Point South ; Gallery of Auroras ; See a Reversal ; Links & Books ; Teacher's Guide.

Physics : An Annotated List of Key Resources on the Internet
Online article from College & Research Libraries News, March 2000.
By Laurel Kristick, physical sciences coordinator for Collection Development at Oregon State University

[String Theory] PBS - NOVA - The Elegant Universe (October - November 2003)
"Eleven dimensions, parallel universes, and a world made out of strings. It's not science fiction, it's string theory...Brian Greene explains why string theory might hold the key to unifying the four forces of nature."
Sections include: Articles & Interviews ; Slide Shows & Interactives ; Resources ; Links ; Teacher's Guide ; Watch the Program (all three hours are available for viewing online).

[String Theory] The Second Superstring Revolution
The site includes an overview of string theory with a brief history of the superstring revolution
By Prof. John H. Schwartz, California Institute of Technology

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