Physics Astrophysics

[ Institutions ]
  • Above the Skies, An Exploration into Our Universe Through Animated Spectroscopy - A description at the layman level about the applications of spectroscopy in the investigation of the Solar System, with interactive diagrams
  • AMASE - Astrophysics Multi-spectral Archive Search Engine - An online astrophysics catalog developed using object-oriented database technology to help researchers locate multi-mission data in the NASA archives.
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics for all... - you can find every thing you want on this topic in this site...
  • The Astrophysical Journal - Devoted to recent developments, discoveries, and theories in astronomy and astrophysics.
  • Astrophysics - E-Print archive since April of 1992.
  • Astrophysics and Astronomy - Introductory essays on astrophysics and astronomy.
  • Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics - Nationally supported research centre. Find out about current research, upcoming seminars and job opportunities.
  • Cause of the Characteristics of Quasars - Hypothesis which attempts to explain the characteristics of QSOs (Quasi-Steller Objects), a.k.a. quasars, as optical illusions created by gravitational lensing and other phenomena.
  • Dyson Sphere - A list of frequently asked questions with answers.
  • The Electric Universe - Physics knows four forces; 20th-century scientists were convinced that one of those, the electric force, played no macroscopic role in the Universe; site explains why that is incorrect.
  • Famous Astrophysicists - Profiles several prominent astrophysicists.
  • Fermilab Theoretical Astrophysics Group - Partially funded by a NASA Astrophysics Theory grant, find information about the group's past and future meetings.
  • Grand Challenge Problems in Computational Astrophysics - Research session at the nstitute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), Los Angeles, CA, USA; 7 March -- 10 June 2005.
  • Gravity is Cool, or, Why our Universe is Hospitable to Life - Text of the 1999 Oppenheimer lecture at UC Berkeley given by professor Freeman Dyson on the origin of life and other subjects.
  • Hands-On Astrophysics - Offers educational products that help students understand basic astronomy concepts.
  • Hyperspace - Site devoted to hyperspatial theories.
  • Interdisciplinary Astrophysics Group
  • Living Reviews in Solar Physics - A peer-refereed, solely online journal publishing invited reviews covering all areas of solar and heliospheric physics research. Published by the Max Planck Institute for Aeronomy, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany.
  • Modified Newtonian Dynamics - Overview of a controversial theory which is not generally accepted by the astrophysical community.
  • NASA Astrophysics Data System - Search system for abstracts in astrophysics, planetary sciences and solar physics.
  • Network Generator - Generates astrophysical reaction rates online using an extended database.
  • Nuclear Astrophysics Data - An area for providing nuclear data for astrophysics calculations, such as nucleosynthesis, stellar evolution, the Big Bang, and super-nova dynamics.
  • Olber's Paradox Solved - A well know problem from astrophysics, Olber's paradox (Why is the night sky dark?), solved. As well as Newton's related Gravity paradox.
  • On the Formation of Planetary Rings - Paper presented in 1996 by L. A. Molnar and D. E. Dunn.
  • Physical Concepts - Explains astrophysical concepts such as relativity, quantum mechanics, gravity, black holes, dark matter, quasars, macrocosmos and microcosmos.
  • Physics 208 - Introduction to Astrophysics - Course offered via The Electronic University, an educational outreach server at the University of Oregon.
  • Physics Topics - Teaching Notes - Teaching notes on celestial mechanics, classical mechanics, and stellar atmospheres.
  • Red Shift by Photon Decay - Author explains how Hubble's red shift of starlight spectra results from photon decay, proportional to traveled distance.
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory - A research institute of the Smithsonian Institution headquartered in Cambridge, MA, where it is joined with the Harvard College Observatory (HCO) to form the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA).
  • Solar System - Celestial Mechanics - Presents ideas about the rotation of the sun and planets.
  • Space Physics Textbook - A free online textbook on space physics.
  • The Structure, Stability, and Dynamics of Self-Gravitating Systems - An interactive Astrophysics textbook from Louisiana State University.
  • Temporal Annex - Information mostly on the fourth dimension and theoretical physics.
  • The Titius-Bode Number Sequence Deciphered - An explanation of the Titius-Bode Law of planetary spacing.
  • University of Surrey - Department of Physics (Research) - University of Surrey abridged version of the book "Astrophysics" , with many links to relevant material on astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology.
  • WCRI WalkerScience - Examines several aspects of astrophysics including the big bang, origin of heavy elements and satellites, dark matter and dark energy.
  • You Be the Astrophysicist - Interactive site for learning about astronomy and astrophysics.

    What is the electron spin?
    Electron spin is the electron's electromagnetic field angular momentum

    Help build the largest human-edited directory on the web.
    Submit a Site - Open Directory Project - Become an Editor