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created by an IET Inspec subject
expert, on current topics of general
scientific interest.

 

Big Bang
March saw some extremely
interesting results being
announced by the BICEP2
collaboration. BICEP2 is
a radio telescope that
measures the polarisation
of the cosmic microwave
background (CMB).
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Resources for the study of physics.

 

Library of Congress Call Number Ranges:

Astronomy QB

Physics QC:

 

 

QC1-75            General Physics

 

QC120-168.85  Descriptive and experimental mechanics

 

QC170-197       Atomic physics. Constitution and properties of matter including molecular physics, relativity, quantum theory, solid state physics (and condensed matter physics).

 

QC221-246       Acoustics. Sound

 

QC251-338.5    Heat

 

QC350-467       Optics. Light

 

QC474-496.9    Radiation physics (General)

 

QC501-766       Electricity and magnetism

 

QC770-798       Nuclear and particle physics

 

QC801-809       Geophysics. Cosmic physics

 

QC811-849       Geomagnetism

 

QC851-999       Meteorology. Climatology

 

 

Important Resources

Selected Reference Tools in Physics

This collection includes sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias and directories to help find brief explanations and general information about terms and concepts in Physics.

Reference Sources in Physics

Online Reference Sources in Physics