Physical Sciences

[Astronomy and Space Science][Chemistry][Geology][Minerals and Gems][Physics]
Astronomy and Space Science
Astronomy & Space Portal
Bad Astronomy
Cosmic Journey : a History of Scientific Cosmology
Galactic Surf: A Portal to the Stars
Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics
History of Astronomy: Persons
Intute: Astronomy
Map-a-Planet
NASA Astronaut Biographies -- Information and pictures of the current astronauts and candidates. Includes the cosmonauts who are assigned to the cooperative US/Russian projects.
Nine Planets: a Multimedia Tour of the Solar System
Phases of the Moon -- Data covers 1700 - 2035.
Sun and Moon Data -- Calculate sun/moon rise/set around the world.

Chemistry
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Chemistry Portal
Chemical of the Week -- Fact sheet about chemicals, their production, cost, and uses.
Chemical Scorecard -- Pollution locator and rankings for chemical polluters required to report to the U.S. Toxics Release Inventory.
Chemicool Periodic Table
ChemTube3D - Interactive 3D Organic Reaction Mechanisms
Dynamic Periodic Table of the Elements
eMolecules -- Search engine.
Environmental Contaminants Encyclopedia
Intute - Chemistry
NIST Chemistry WebBook
Periodic Table of the Elements -- From Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Periodic Table of the Elements
Periodic Table of Videos -- Provides a short video on each element.
Photographic Periodic Table of the Elements
SOLV-DB -- Information on commerically available solvants provided by the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences.
WebElements -- Periodic table.
World of Chemistry -- Video programs.

Geology
California Geological Survey Tsunami Web Site
California Geotour -- Interactive index of Web pages of geologic field trip guides and related Web sites compiled by the California Geological Survey.
Earth Revealed -- Video programs.
Earthquake Information -- Provides the latest quake information.
Earthquake Facts and Lists -- Facts and statistics including most destructive and largest earthquakes.
Geological Hazards
Geology Portal
Global Volcanism Program -- Working towards documenting volcanic eruptions during the past 10,000 years.
Interactives: Dynamic Earth
Intute - Earth Science
NASA Science Earth
Planet Earth -- Video programs.
Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment Maps -- For the state of California.
UCMP Web Geological Time Machine
United States National Seismic Hazard Maps

Minerals and Gems
Athena: Mineralogy
Mineral Gallery -- Collection of mineral descriptions, images, and specimens. The specimens are products on sale but the descriptive information is useful.
Mineralogy Database -- Over 4,442 mineral species.
Rainbow of Gems
Virtual Museum of Minerals and Molecules

Physics
A Century of Physics
Index to physics Applets
Intute - Physics
Little Shop of Physics -- Includes online experiments.
Mechanical Universe -- Video programs.
Physics 2000 -- An interactive journey through modern physics.
Physics Central
Physics Portal

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