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Physics Research Guide

Learn about conducting research on physics using PCC Library resources.

Browsing Physics Topics

Looking for a physics topic to research? The “Gale in Context-Science” database provides a helpful list of topics related to physics. Here is how to access it:

  • Go to Gale in Context-Science "Browse Topics" page
  • Locate the "Topics" drop-down list near the top left of the page, and select "Physics and Astronomy" from the list. This will filter the topics on the page to just those related to physics and astronomy.
  • Browse the list for topics that interest you! Each topic is "clickable", meaning users may click on a topic to find out more about it.

Screencast displays the steps in selecting Physics and Astronomy topics in Gale in Context-Science, as described above, on loop.

[Screencast displays the steps in selecting Physics and Astronomy topics in Gale in Context-Science, as described above, on loop]

Physics in the News

Another way to find physics topics is to browse news media for current events and news related to physics. Here is a “live feed” of recent news articles related to physics from ScienceDaily, Scientific American, and Nature.com:


ScienceDaily - Physics

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Scientific American - Physics

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Nature.com - Physics

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