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Physics: Home

Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Physics

Introduction

Information on the subject of this guide will be useful to anyone enrolled in a class, in a degree or certificate program, for additional or supplemental information for any course or program, for research projects that focus on topics in the subject, or for personal interest, enjoyment, and enrichment.

Search Terms

These are some of the terms that students may need for a Physics research project. Other terms may be useful in addition to those listed below. 

Tip:
Use other word forms and synonyms for terms.

  • Alternating current
  • Astronomy
  • Atomic structure
  • Calculus
  • Chemical change
  • Chemistry
  • Current
  • Direct current
  • Electricity
  • Electromagnetism
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Falling
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Geology
  • Geometric optics
  • Light
  • Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Mechanics
  • Momentum
  • Motion
  • Optics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Plate tectonics
  • Quantum physics
  • Relativity
  • Solar system
  • Solids
  • Stars
  • Static electricity
  • Thermal physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Vibrations
  • Waves

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Citation Styles

Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.