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USEFUL WEBSITES

A range of high-quality resources for Physics and Astronomy are available on the web. Start exploring them here:

General journal directories

Online lectures

  • Coursera: Online courses some are free and some cost money (especially if you want a diploma/certificate)
  • EdX: Free online courses from the top universities in the world (for a diploma/certificate it costs money.)

Physics websites

Astronomy websites

  • European Space Agency: The European Space Agency website. Includes much audiovisual material and ESA publications.
  • Heavens Above: Website with satellite and astronomy data, including an interactive sky chart.
  • Hubble Site: Official site of the Hubble Telescope, provides news and data.
  • The Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes (MAST): NASA funded projects which brings together datasets in the fields of optical, ultraviolet, and near-infrared parts of the spectrum.  
  • NASA: The official website of the National Aeronautics Space Administration. Regular news and data. A number of e-books are freely available covering lots of fields connected to the work of the ISS space station.
  • Science Reference Service – Astronomy: A comprehensive guide to astronomical websites curated by The Library of Congress.
  • Sky and Telescope: Wide range of astronomy resources, including an interactive sky chart which covers any date from 1600-2400 (this feature requires free registration and JAVA).
  • Space.com: A space and astronomy news site.

Professional organisations (UK)

Professional organisations (International)

 

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