A range of high-quality resources for Physics and Astronomy are available on the web. Click here for Astronomy subject specific resources.
- MIT OpenCourseWare: Physics: freely available resources from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
History of physics
- A Century of Physics: Useful resource, including a Timeline of physics, published by the American Physical Society (APS).
- History of Physics: Great set of free weblinks curated by MIT.
- Moments of discovery: Tells the history of three major breakthroughs, amongst them nuclear fission.
- Kaye and Laby Online: Online edition of Kaye and Laby's tables of physical and chemical constants.
- NIST Physical Reference Data: Physical data made available by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology.
- Online Particle Physics Information: Guide to particle physics resources, maintained by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and the Particle Data Group.
- The Feynman Lectures on Physics Website: Includes material, including exercises, to supplement the lecture series.
- Three lectures by Hans Bethe: The Nobel Prize winner gives lectures for his fellow retirees. Interesting introduction to quantum physics.
- Quantum Mechanic Books: A collection of freely available books which covers the quantum mechanic area.
- Einstein Archives: Online access to Albert Einstein’s scientific and non-scientific manuscripts held by the Albert Einstein Archives.
- Einstein Light: Placing Einstein into a bigger historical context.
- Elementary Einstein: Comprehensive overview of relativistic mechanics.
- The general relativity tutorial: Resource created by John Baez from the University of Washington presenting the theory of gravity with the aim to explain Einstein's relativity equation.
- Space time travel - relativity visualized: Includes a wealth of videos, images and other interactive material.