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Astronomy and Physics: Home

Finding Physics Information

Physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy  Literature is Historically Classified into Two Types 

1.  Primary Sources

     Journals of Periodicals

     Technical Reports - Government or Industry

     Patents - U.S. or Foreign


2.  Secondary Sources

     Periodicals (Reviews) - Physical  Review Letters, Applied Physics Letters

     Abstracting and Indexing Sources - Compendex, Academic Search Premier, Google  Scholar                                                

     Handbooks, Dictionaries - Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Dictionary of Physics

     Encyclopedias - Encyclopedia of Applied Physics, Encyclopedia of Physics

     Data Collections - Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook

     Treatised and Monographs - Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics