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Institute of Physics

The Institute of Physics is a "leading international professional body and learned society with over 37,000 members, which promotes the advancement and dissemination of a knowledge of and education in the science of physics, pure and applied." The site offers news such as a recent article entitled "Gas Molecule Adsorption in Carbon Nanotubes and Nanotube Bundles" and other information on a wide...

https://www.iop.org
California Institute for Physics and Astrophysics

The California Institute for Physics and Astrophysics "is dedicated to exploring fundamental problems in physics (e.g. gravitation, inertia, the nature of mass) as well as very-long range technological possibilities that may emerge from the properties of the quantum vacuum." The Web site offers information about the organization as well as online articles such as Mass Medium, Nature of Mass,...

http://www.calphysics.org/index.html
Physics Central

Physics Central is how the 42,000 physicists of the American Physical Society "communicate the excitement and importance of physics to everyone." The continually updated Web site provides news and insight into the world of physics through articles, subject and physicist features, pictures, answered questions, and much more.

https://www.physicscentral.com
Society of Physics Students

The Web site for this professional association is designed primarily for students, although anyone interested in physics will find it useful. Use of the site is free, but those visitors interested in membership in the Society can join for a nominal yearly fee through collegiate chapters (one does not need to be a student to be a member). The site covers everything from internship and scholarship...

https://www.spsnational.org/
UW Madison: High Energy Physics at CERN

This Web site presents the three main research activities currently being pursued in high energy physics by CERN at the University of Wisconsin-Madison: ATLAS, BABAR, and ALEPH. First, visitors will find a short account of ATLAS. This is followed by a description of the activities the ATLAS group has been involved with including: R&D in the High-Level trigger system and R&D and construction of the...

https://www-wisconsin.cern.ch/aboutus.htm
NSF: Division of Physics

The homepage of the Division of Physics (PHY) at the National Science Foundation displays the department's activities in Atomic, Molecular, Optical, Plasma, Elementary Particle, Gravitational, and Nuclear Physics. A unit of the United States government, PHY has the major responsibility of ensuring the health of physics research and education in the country's colleges and universities. Scientists...

https://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=PHY
AAPT: American Association of Physics Teachers

American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) was founded in 1930 with the goal to ensure the "dissemination of knowledge of physics, particularly by way of teaching." Now with 11,000 members in 30 countries, this Web site displays all that AAPT has to offer. Visitors can learn about upcoming conferences, workshops and meetings. Teachers can learn innovative teaching methods, discover...

https://www.aapt.org/
APS: The American Physical Society

This expansive website features the American Physical Society's (APS) work in advancing and diffusing the knowledge of physics. Visitors will find the latest APS news and releases such as the Report of the APS Study Group on Boost-Phase Intercept Systems for National Missile Defense. Teachers can learn about the APS's work in improving science education. The website features many programs and...

https://www.aps.org/
Quantum Diaries

At this Interactions' website, individuals can "follow physicists from around the world as they live the World Year of Physics." Students and educators can discover what it is like to be a physicist through biographies of their lives, videos, photos, and blogs. The website presents events for the World Year of Physics 2005. Researchers can find links describing basic physics research by scientists...

https://www.quantumdiaries.org/
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Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP)

If you’d like to know what’s going on in the wide world of Canadian physics, there is no better place to visit than the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) website. Start with Recent News from CAP, Community News, or Headlines, all on the homepage, where you can read about “Seizing Canada’s Moment” or peruse notes from the upcoming 2015 CAP Lecture Tour. Under the Publications tab, many gems...

https://www.cap.ca/
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