Physics: Recommended

Physics Subject Guide

Description

Physics is the study of matter and its motion based on fundamental concepts such as force, energy, mass and charge. Some topics include acoustics, aerodynamics, chemical physics, fluid mechanics, geophysics, optics, particle physics, plasma, quantum mechanics and solid state physics. Students and researchers with an interest in these or other fields dealing with physics will find resources here that may be useful to them.

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Overview for physics

Recommended online resources

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