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109: A Visual Interpretation of The Table of Elements 
Find computer-generated images of the 109 elements as well as descriptions, histories and datasheets.

American Chemical Society 
Web presence of the American Chemical Society.

Center for the History of Physics 
A mission of the Center is to preserve and make known the history of modern physics and allied fields including astronomy, geophysics, optics, and the like.

Electrochemistry Dictionary 
This site includes a dictionary of terms relating to electrochemistry as well as an encyclopedia. The terms have hyperlinks to related words.

Eric Weisstein’s World of Physics 
This online encyclopedia of physics terms and formulas is searchable and allows browsing alphabetically and by topic. This resource is geared to those with some basic knowledge of the subject.

Frank Potter's Science Gems 
This site contains subject links to all sorts of science information. Teachers will like the lesson plans; students in search of ideas for science projects will find lots of ideas here.

Particle Adventure: The Fundamentals of Matter & Force 
An award-winning interactive tour of quarks, neutrinos, antimatter, extra dimensions, dark matter, accelerators and particle detectors from the Particle Data Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.

Periodic Table 
Online table of the elements from the University of Sheffield. Print a copy, send an elemental electronic card!

Physics Timeline 
These pages contain, in chronological order, a selective list of those discoveries from natural philosophy. These are the findings which have helped us understand the laws of physics, the universe and our place in it.

Physics Web 
Find physics jobs here as well as news and resources.

Temperature Conversion 
Convert to and from Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin, Rankine and Reamur scales.