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AIP History of Science Web Exhibits

American Institute of Physics (AIP) has online biographies of famous physicists, such as Newton, Einstein, and Bohr, and the history of key developments, such as the discovery of electrons.  learn more

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Einstein – Image and Impact

Einstein – Image and Impact is another AIP exhibit that includes Einstein's thoughtful philosophy, and his rise above a turbulent life. The exhibit contains many pictures, cartoons, voice clips, and essays on Einstein's work on special relativity, Brownian motion, and more.  learn more

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Heisenberg

Werner Heisenberg was one of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century. He is best known as a founder of quantum mechanics, the new physics of the atomic world, and especially for the uncertainty principle in quantum theory. He is also known for his controversial role as a leader of Germany's nuclear fission research during…  learn more

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History AIP

In addition to the exhibits, American Institute of Physics has archived a number of images, documents and oral history interviews.  learn more

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Phys.org

Phys.org is a new site covering a wide range of topics, including physics, earth science, nanotechnology, and engineering. They publish approximately 100 articles every day.  learn more

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Physlink for Educators

Physlink is an all-purpose site with news, biographies and journals along with tables and equations. It has a special section for educators.  learn more