Physics and Astronomy: Find Websites

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Other sections of this guide also have websites that would be useful to physicists and astronomers. Go to the Tabs for find Articles and Find Facts.

Evaluating Websites:

Credibility:

Is there an author listed?

 

Does the author cite sources?

 

Does the author have credentials?

 

Can you contact the author?

 

Who sponsored the page?

Bias:

Is the point of view objective?

 

Is the author biased?

 

Are they selling anything?

Audience:

What level is the target audience?

 

Is the content comprehensive or lite?

Accuracy:

Is the information source cited?

 

Does this site contradict other sites?

 

What research methods were used?

Currency:

The site was last updated when?

 

Is the information outdated?

Relevance:

Is the site relevant to your topic?

 

Is the site popular or relevant?

 

 

Resources for students

Online Physics Resources

The following web resources are available on the Internet from various research organizations. Some of the databases contain citations to published physics literature. While others contain fulltext from various researchers.

Online Astronomy Resources