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Physics and Astronomy Research Guide

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Try these databases first to find journal articles in this discipline.
  • INSPEC (1969 to present)
    Index of publications in all areas of physics, engineering, and computer sciences.
  • Web of Science (1984 to present)
    Search thousands of journals across the sciences and social sciences and track cited references to locate more recent articles.
  • NASA Astrophysics Data System (1502 to present)
Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
  • Reference Universe
    Searchable index of the library's entire reference collection, both print and electronic.
Find streaming audio and video in these collections.
Start with these recommended freely available resources in this discipline.

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    Hamaṛōt astghabashkhutʻiwn Archives and Special Collections; QB45 .H36 1841

    Coevolution of black holes and galaxies Science Library; QB843.B55 C64 2004

    Black holes (Space Telescope Science Institute (U.S.). Symposium (2007 : Baltimore, Md.)) Science Library; QB843.B55 S68 2007

    The collected papers of Albert Einstein. (Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.) Frost Library; QC16.E5 A2 1987

    Quantum mechanics : an experimentalist's approach (Commins, Eugene D., author.) Science Library; QC174.12 .C646 2014

    Introductory physics with calculus as a second language (Barrett, Thomas E., 1965-) Science Library; QC20.6 .B37 2006

    Tensor calculus for physics : a concise guide (Neuenschwander, Dwight E.) Science Library; QC20.7.C28 N48 2015

    Halliday & Resnick fundamentals of physics (Walker, Jearl, 1945-) Science Library; QC21.3 .H35 2014 x

    Femtosecond laser pulses : principles and experiments Science Library; QC689.5.L37 F46 2005

    Ultrafast optics (Weiner, Andrew Marc.) Science Library; QC689.5.L37 W45 2009

    Half-life : the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy (Close, F. E., author.) Science Library; QC774.P66 C56 2015

    Magnetotails in the solar system Science Library; QC809.M35 M336 2015

    Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows Science Library; QC861.3 .M63 2015

    Climate change governance in Chinese cities (Mai, Qianqinq.) Frost Library; QC903.2.C5 M35 2015

    Sea of storms : a history of hurricanes in the greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina (Schwartz, Stuart B., author.) Frost Library; QC945 .S4728 2015

    Storm surge : Hurricane Sandy, our changing climate, and extreme weather of the past and future (Sobel, Adam H., 1967-, author.) Frost Library; QC945 .S624 2014

    An inconvenient truth [videorecording] Frost Library; QC981.8 .G56 G6719