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Dictionary

Physical : (a) of or relating to physics (b) characterized or produced by the forces and operations of physics (c) having material existence : perceptible especially through the senses and subject to the laws of nature — Webster

OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

Realm : kingdom, sphere, domain — Webster

OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

Physical Realm : kingdom, sphere, or domain of things that have material existence and are perceptible, especially those things perceptible through the senses and subject to the laws of nature — M.E.Hopper

Encyclopedia

Physical universe In religion and esotericism, the term “physical universe” or “material universe” is used to distinguish the physical matter of the universe from a proposed spiritual or supernatural essence. — Wikipedia

Eric Weisstein’s World of Physics (ScienceWorld, Wolfram Research)
Encyclopædia Britannica

Outline

Outline of Physical Science (Wikipedia)
Outline of Physics (Wikipedia)

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Physics Central: Physics in Action (American Physical Society)
Physical Sciences Subject Guide (Library of Congress)
Introductory Physics Science Tracer Bullet (Library of Congress)
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Physics Internet Resources (Library of Congress)

Physical Science Subject Primer (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Physics Subject Primer (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Physics World
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Physics Center (Martindale’s Reference Desk)
Physics Databases & Periodic Tables (Martindale’s Reference Desk)
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online (99th Edition)

Natural and Physical Sciences Portal (Wikipedia)
Physical Sciences Portal (Wikipedia)
Physics Portal (Wikipedia)

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Foundation

Philosophy

Philosophical research online: Philosophy of Physical Science (PhilPapers)

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Innovation

Science

Physical science is a branch of natural science that studies non-living systems, in contrast to life science. It in turn has many branches, each referred to as a “physical science”, together called the “physical sciences”. However, the term physical creates an unintended, somewhat arbitrary distinction, since many branches of physical science also study biological phenomena and branches of chemistry, such as organic chemistry. — Wikipedia

Physics is the natural science that studies matter and its motion and behavior through space and time and that studies the related entities of energy and force. Physics is one of the most fundamental scientific disciplines, and its main goal is to understand how the universe behaves. — Wikipedia

Everything you’ve learned in school as “obvious” becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There’s not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines. — R. Buckminster Fuller

Find out more about these “Fundamentals” on Cosma
Law (Constant) Relativity
Force Gravity, Electromagnetism (Light, Color)
Matter (Microscope) Molecule, Atom (Periodic Table), Particle

Physics Center (Martindale’s Reference Desk)
Encyclopedia of Physics

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Preservation

History

SciShow Physics (YouTube Channel)

Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)
History of Physics Exhibits (American Institute of Physics)
All Nobel Prizes in Physics (Nobel Foundation)
Physics History and Terminology (Eric Weisstein’s World of Physics, Wolfram Research)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

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Participation

Education

Crash Course Kids (YouTube Channel)

The Cheerios effect (TED Ed)
Physical Sciences (TED Ed)

Minute Physics (YouTube Channel)

The Physics Classroom (Tom Henderson)
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Crash Course Physics (YouTube Channel)

How Things Work: An Introduction to Physics (Coursera)
Physical Science Courses (Coursera)
Physics Courses (MIT Opencourseware)
Einstein, Oppenheimer, Feynman: Physics in the 20th Century (MIT Opencourseware)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Occupation

Careers in Physical Sciences (Physics World)
Careers in Physics (Physics.org)
General Physics (Ask an Astronomer, Cornell University)

Organization

American Physical Society (APS)
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American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Event

Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal)

News

arXiv.org E-Print Archive (Cornell University)
AAAS EurekaAlert, Nature
Phys.org, Physics World
Science News, Science Daily

Book

ISBNdb

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Physics (It’s Okay To Be Smart, YouTube Channel)

Humor

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OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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Knowledge Realm

Physical

“Fundamentals”
Law (Constant) Relativity
Force Gravity, Electromagnetism (Light, Color)
Matter (Microscope) Molecule, Atom (Periodic Table), Particle

“Space”
Universe (Astronomical Instrument)
Galaxy Milky Way, Andromeda
Planetary System Star, Brown Dwarf, Planet, Moon

Our Neighborhood
Solar System Sun
Terrestrial Planet Mercury, Venus, Earth (Moon), Mars
Asteroid Belt Ceres, Vesta
Jovian Planet Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Trans-Neptunian Object
Kuiper Belt Pluto, Haumea, Makemake
Scattered Disc Eris, Sedna, Planet X
Oort Cloud Etc. Scholz’s Star
Small Body Comet, Centaur, Asteroid

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