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View Resource SciCentral: Gateway to the Best Scientific Research News Sources

SciCentral will appeal to a wide variety of users interested or working in science or medicine. The site is first and foremost a gateway to thousands of online resources, grouped by science area (Biological, Health, Engineering, Physical & Chemical, etc.) and then subdivided by resource type (directories, specialized resources, databases, special reports, articles). SciCentral also features a...
View Resource Live Science

Imaginova, the producers of, have launched the new website, covering "new discoveries, intellectual adventures, and the idiosyncrasies of the world around us." While the fascinating materials cover most science and technology fields, the Forces of Nature and Environment links are most relevant to the physical sciences. Through the exciting articles and astonishing images,...
View Resource U.S. Department of Energy: Office of Science

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science "is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance." At this expansive website, users can find posters explaining the Office's goals, its history, and answers to common questions. Researchers can receive the...
View Resource The Physical Sciences Resources Center (Last reviewed in the November 30, 1999 edition of the Scout Report)

Created as part of a collaborative effort by such organizations as the National Science Foundation and the American Association of Physics Teachers, the Physical Sciences Resource Center (PSRC) serves as a clearinghouse of information and resources for physical sciences education for grades K-20. Visitors to the site can browse the collection by topic, object type, or grade level, and may even...
View Resource Physics World

Created by the Institute of Physics, Physics World brings together "news, views and information for the global physics community." First-time users may wish to wander through the site's blog, which contains compelling entries on how athletes could benefit from an understanding of the physics of their sports. The site is also a fast-moving place to get news from the field, via the Headlines area....