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QCE Physics: Units 3&4 by
Call Number: 530 SHA
Books in the Library on Scientific Developments
Timelines of Science and Technology
Set of encyclopaedias that examine the history of scientific development::
Late medieval and Renaissance science: 1000-1624
The scientific revolution: 1625 - 1774
Industrial Revolution 1775-1839
The Age of Steam : 1840 - 1884
The Age of Electricity : 1885 - 1919
The atomic age, 1920-1949
The Space Age : 1950 - 1979
The modern world : 1980 - Present
Eureka! the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time by
Call Number: 500 GOL
Publication Date: 2014-05-20
Marie Curie: the woman who changed the course of science by
Call Number: 540.092 CUR
Quantum leaps: 100 Scientists who changed the world by
Call Number: 509.22 BAL
A Brief History of Time by
Call Number: 523.01 HAW
The Physics Book: from the Big Bang to quantum resurrection, 250 milestones in the history of physics by
Call Number: 530.09 PIC
Publication Date: 2011-11-01
Selections from the Principle of Relativity by
Call Number: 530.11 EIN
Publication Date: 2004-12-01
From Greek atoms to quarks : discovering atoms by
Call Number: 539.7 MOR
From Newton's rainbow to frozen light : discovering light by
Call Number: 535.09 FAR
From Ptolemy's spheres to dark energy : discovering the universe by
Call Number: 520.9 FAR
From Steam engines to Nuclear fusion : discovering energy by
Call Number: 621.042 BAL
From windmills to hydrogen fuel cells : discovering alternative energy by
Call Number: 621.042 MOR
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Correct referencing is an essential skill in academic research. Use CiteWrite to find the correct way to reference your sources using APA 7th ed. Remember to use a variety of quality sources.
Open access to scientific articles. Owned and operated by Cornell University
Australian Data Archive
The Australian Data Archive (ADA) provides a national service for the collection and preservation of digital research data. The archive is based at the Australian National University.
A scientific search engine run by Pennsylvania State University focused primarily on the literature in computer and information science.
Directory of Open Access Journals
DOAJ is a service that indexes and provides access to quality-controlled Open Access Journals and their articles.
European Physical Journal
Provides open access to the EPJ Web of Conferences journal
provides free access to 221 scientific journals
The density of an object appears to change when travelling at relativistic speeds
General Science Databases
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Trove is the search portal for the National Library of Australia. You can search for journals, articles and data sets. Make sure you tick the "available online" button.
Light must be either a particle or a wave, not have characteristics of both.
Pure gold appears yellow because of special relativity.
Deviations from Rutherford scattering are expected when the alpha particles reach large energies.