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http://www.thermohistory.com/
A Concise History of Thermodynamics Open in a new browser window
   Excerpt from a biography of Gibbs, and a translation of Carnot's 1824 paper.
   http://www.thermohistory.com/
http://planck.phys.uwosh.edu/hpp/
AAPT Committee on the History and Philosophy of Physics Open in a new browser window
   The Committee on the History and Philosophy of Physics (CHPP) is an AAPT committee working toward the preservation and deepening of a historical perspective in physics education at all levels.
   http://planck.phys.uwosh.edu/hpp/
http://www.aps.org/units/fhp/index.cfm
American Physical Society Forum on the History of Physics Open in a new browser window
   A member unit of the American Physical Society. It was founded as a venue for physicists, historians, and other members of the APS with an interest in discussing and exploring the historical dimensions of physics research. Forum benefits and activities i
   http://www.aps.org/units/fhp/index.cfm
http://www.anl.gov/Science_and_Technology/History/
Argonne National Laboratory History Open in a new browser window
   Background of the laboratory. The history of nuclear power and warfare is heavily intertwined with Argonne National Labs.
   http://www.anl.gov/Science_and_Technology/History/
http://www.atomicarchive.com/
Atomic Archive Open in a new browser window
   This site explores the complex history surrounding the invention of the atomic bomb
   http://www.atomicarchive.com/
http://library.cern.ch/archives/archnet/
CERN Historical and Scientific Archives Open in a new browser window
   Resources on the history of CERN, as well as the 'Pauli Archive', a private collection of scientific books, reprints, correspondence and manuscripts of the late Professor Wolfgang Pauli, Nobel Laureate, 1945.
   http://library.cern.ch/archives/archnet/
http://www.aip.org/history/
Center for History of Physics Open in a new browser window
   Has a mission to preserve and make known the history of modern physics and allied sciences including astronomy, geophysics and optics.
   http://www.aip.org/history/
http://www.aip.org/history/web-news.htm
Center for History of Physics Newsletter Open in a new browser window
   Reports on work in the history of physics (and allied fields such as astronomy and geophysics). On-line issues starting with vol.26 (1994).
   http://www.aip.org/history/web-news.htm
http://timeline.aps.org/APS/Timeline/
Century of Physics Time Line Open in a new browser window
   A hundred years timeline of Physics presented by the American Physical Society.
   http://timeline.aps.org/APS/Timeline/
http://cwp.library.ucla.edu/
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics (CWP) Open in a new browser window
   Descriptions of important contributions to science made by 83 women in the 20th century.
   http://cwp.library.ucla.edu/
http://www.physics.ucla.edu/~ianb/history/
Contributions of Physics to the Information Age Open in a new browser window
   The history of important inventions by physicists in the fields of computers, information technology, and solid state electronics. Summarizes the contributions of physics to the information age.
   http://www.physics.ucla.edu/~ianb/history/
http://www.aip.org/history/esva/
Emilio Segre Visual Archives Picture Finder Open in a new browser window
   Makes it easy for people to find pictures of physicists. These pictures are in the vein of "The History of Physics" and are images of notable physicists.
   http://www.aip.org/history/esva/
http://history.hyperjeff.net/
History Page Open in a new browser window
   Historical timelines in mathematics, physics, and politics
   http://history.hyperjeff.net/
http://fisicavolta.unipv.it/percorsi/
History and Philosophy of Physics Open in a new browser window
   Research activities, essays, databases, books, meetings in History and Philosophy of Physics. A section is dedicated to the development of Physics in Italy.
   http://fisicavolta.unipv.it/percorsi/
http://fisicavolta.unipv.it/asf/
History of Physics Archives Open in a new browser window
   Databases and digital archives for the History of Physics in Italy after the second world war.
   http://fisicavolta.unipv.it/asf/
http://www.physlink.com/Education/History.cfm
History of Physics and Astronomy Open in a new browser window
   Collection of links to articles on the history of Physics and Astronomy.
   http://www.physlink.com/Education/History.cfm
http://historyofscience.virtualave.net
History of Science Info Page Open in a new browser window
   A site providing information, photos, and essays concerning the history of science.
   http://historyofscience.virtualave.net
http://www.jupiterscientific.org/sciinfo/apscentennial.html
Important 20th Century Discoveries in Physics Open in a new browser window
   Eight major discoveries made in physics plus a summary of the centennial celebration of the American Physical Society.
   http://www.jupiterscientific.org/sciinfo/apscentennial.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/inourtime/inourtime_20031002.shtml
In Our Time: James Clerk Maxwell Open in a new browser window
   BBC Radio 4 discussion on the life and work of this 19th century physicist.
   http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/inourtime/inourtime_20031002.shtml
http://www.infography.com/content/950283284275.html
Infography about History of Physics Open in a new browser window
   Sources recommended by a professor who specializes in the study of the history of physics.
   http://www.infography.com/content/950283284275.html
http://libserv.aip.org:81/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=icos
International Catalog of Sources for History of Physics and Allied Sciences Open in a new browser window
   Search records for unpublished source materials in the Niels Bohr Library archives and over 500 other repositories worldwide.
   http://libserv.aip.org:81/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=icos
http://www.na.infn.it/Museum/museum.htm
Museum of Physics Department Open in a new browser window
   Early instruments of the Institute of Physics of Naples
   http://www.na.infn.it/Museum/museum.htm
http://spazioinwind.libero.it/gabinetto_di_fisica/frontengs.htm
Physics Cabinet Open in a new browser window
   A virtual museum of physics apparatus and instruments of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
   http://spazioinwind.libero.it/gabinetto_di_fisica/frontengs.htm
http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/physics/
Physics in Australia to 1945 Open in a new browser window
   The listing is intended to be a complete register of all Australian publications in physics up to the end of 1945
   http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/physics/
http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/papers.html
Selected Classic Papers Open in a new browser window
   Historically important papers in the fields of: Atomic hypothesis and discrete nature of matter Electricity, electrochemistry, and electrolyte solutions The electron and electronic structure of matter Elements: nature, number, and dis
   http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/papers.html
http://www.aip.org/history/gap/
Selected Papers Open in a new browser window
   Selected Papers of Great American Physicists on the web.
   http://www.aip.org/history/gap/
http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Parity/cover.html
The Fall of Parity Open in a new browser window
   Experiments in 1956 demonstrate that our world is distinguishable from its mirror image.
   http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Parity/cover.html
http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa980107.htm
The History of Neon Signs Open in a new browser window
   How the neon sign was conceived of and created.
   http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa980107.htm
http://www.artifacts.com
The Invention of Knowledge Open in a new browser window
   The connections between the sciences and the arts with emphasis on physics. A prediction on where to look for the next great theories in physics.
   http://www.artifacts.com
http://web.mit.edu/redingtn/www/netadv/hist.html
The Net Advance of Physics: History Open in a new browser window
   Review Articles and Tutorials in an Encyclopaedic Format at The Net Advance of Physics, MIT
   http://web.mit.edu/redingtn/www/netadv/hist.html
http://www.nuclearfiles.org/
The Nuclear Files Open in a new browser window
   Most comprehensive and user friendly online tool to explore the political and ethical dilemmas of the Nuclear Age. A citizen guide to create a saner and more peaceful world. Classroom use encouraged.
   http://www.nuclearfiles.org/
http://www.physics.uq.edu.au/physics_museum/
The Physics Museum at The University of Queensland Open in a new browser window
   Instruments, books, and memorabilia dating to the very early days of modern physics.
   http://www.physics.uq.edu.au/physics_museum/
http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/HistTopics/The_Quantum_age_begins.html
The Quantum Age Begins Open in a new browser window
   An overview of the development of quantum mechanics.
   http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/HistTopics/The_Quantum_age_begins.html
http://www.mos.org/sln/toe/
Theater of Electricity Open in a new browser window
   Explore the history of static electricity and the machines which have used it to make big sparks and create strong electric fields. Van de Graaff generators and Tesla coils are two examples of what is discussed. Many pictures and teaching materials are
   http://www.mos.org/sln/toe/
http://physics.nobel.brainparad.com/main2.html
Timeline of Nobel Winners - Physics Open in a new browser window
   List of Nobel Laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day.
   http://physics.nobel.brainparad.com/main2.html
http://www.pbs.org/transistor/
Transistorized Open in a new browser window
   Describes the history of most important invention of the 20th century: the transistor.
   http://www.pbs.org/transistor/
http://www.mcallister.com/vacuum.html
Vacuum Terminology and Technology Open in a new browser window
   Vacuum history; biographies of famous physicists, and mathematicians.
   http://www.mcallister.com/vacuum.html

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